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GDPR for Accountants: The 10 Key Facts Every Accountant Needs to Know

written by Editor, 13 October 2017

Guest blog by Ian Cooper, Product Manager for Non – Tax Products at Thomson Reuters

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GDPR for Accountants

Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from 25 May 2018 requires significant changes to how accountancy firms handle client data to complete jobs, such as tax returns and processing financial records, as well as data used for marketing purposes.  more »

What is the PSC Register? Defining People with Significant Control

written by Editor, 5 October 2017

PSC register

Accountants are now using a new method to file and update their clients’ PSC Register at Companies House, due to legislative changes from June 2017. This information must be kept up-to-date to avoid breaching new Anti-Money Laundering (4MLD) regulations. Here we answer accountants’ top questions around what the PSC Register is, what these changes mean, and how software can reduce the administrative burden of providing real-time updates to the PSC.

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Finance Bill 2016

written by Digita Support, 19 July 2016

By Chloe Procter, Tax Support Specialist

Finance Bill 2016 changes

As the Finance Bill 2016 makes its way through Parliament, agents and companies need to be aware that certain changes to be introduced may affect existing computations and also their ability to file online.
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From April 6th corporate transparency will become a reality

written by Editor, 4 April 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Manson, Digita Product Manager

Corporate transparency

On 6th April, a commitment to corporate transparency made at the June 2013 G8 summit will become a reality.

The summit was hosted by the United Kingdom at Lough Erne, Northern Ireland and presided over by David Cameron. Its themes were tax evasion and transparency.

One of the commitments, made in David Cameron’s Summit Declaration, was that “Companies should know who really owns them and tax collectors and law enforcers should be able to obtain this information easily.”

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Putting the Election into Feature Selection

written by Editor, 2 June 2014

Blog by Ian Manson, Product Manager of Digita Company Secretarial
Software development is a continual work in progress. It doesn’t stand still in the constantly evolving competitive, technological and especially regulatory environment. more »

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