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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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Find the help you need to manage the burden of tax preparation!

written by Editor, 1 December 2015

Guest blog by, Amanda Magri-Overend, Digita Marketing Executive

Tax Preparation

Tax season can be especially challenging. Many accounting departments are overloaded with work and need help to manage the burden of tax preparation. To cope with the busy period accounting firms need to ramp up their staffing strategy.

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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 »

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