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Shortcuts and tips for customers using Digita CT Advanced

written by Digita Support, 25 October 2016

by Chloe Procter, Customer Support.

Did you know that many of the functions in CT Advanced can be carried out by using command keys?

This guide takes you through some of the key timesavers which we hope you will find useful. more »

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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Using Corporation Tax to track filing and payment deadlines effectively

written by Digita Support, 5 April 2016

By Lisa Gunn, Tax Support Specialist.

In many ways corporation tax can seem easier than personal tax, but the one area where this definitely doesn’t hold true is filing and payment deadlines.
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CATO – Changing the landscape for Corporation Tax return filing

written by Editor, 8 February 2016

Guest blog by, Gary McCombe, Digita Product Specialist


Ever since the introduction of iXBRL and mandatory Corporation Tax return filing, HMRC has provided a free, PDF based, product that could be used for the most basic situations.  The intention for this product was that it would be used by unrepresented companies to prepare their own tax returns.  It was never intended to be used by agents but due to the way that it worked, a number of agents used it on a regular, or exclusive, basis for preparing client filings.  Over the last year, 15% of CT600 returns were made using the HMRC product.

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The Top 5 Corporation Tax Filing Failures

written by Editor, 26 March 2014

Blog by Gary McCombe, Digita Corporation Tax Product Specialist
HMRC statistics for the last tax year show that Digita Corporation Tax users had an average first time tax filing success rate of 95% and, once all of the failures were submitted successfully again, this increased to over 99%. more »

iXBRL 2.0 – where are we three years on?

written by Editor, 4 March 2014

Blog by Gary McCombe, Digita Corporation Tax Product Specialist

It seems only yesterday that the mandatory iXBRL filing of Corporation Tax was introduced by HMRC on 1 April 2011.

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