This month in tax
Justine Riccomini advises on tax webinars, seminars and learning opportunities that CAs and tax professionals should be aware of in September and ahead.
A webinar on devolved taxes
In this webinar, Charlotte Barbour, Director of Taxation at ICAS and Frank Haskew, Head of Tax at the ICAEW provide an overview of the devolved tax powers to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, discussing the differences in timing and nature, the complexities arising from them, and pointers to areas where care needs to be taken when advising clients across the UK.
ICAS Current Tax for Busy Practitioners
Glasgow, 10 September 2019
Aberdeen, 11 September 2019
Inverness, 12 September 2019
Edinburgh, 13 September 2019
This popular course will run in September and we hope to see you there. Chaired by Charlotte Barbour, Director of Tax at ICAS and with tax experts Philip McNeill, Helen Thornley and Michael Steed, a range of current tax issues will be discussed.
This session is an excellent opportunity for you to share experiences and your tax questions with fellow practitioners. It’s also a chance to have a day of in-depth updating of technical knowledge. The key tax changes taking place in 2019 will be highlighted.
CIPP | Scottish National Conference and Exhibition
5 September 2019 | Dynamic Earth Enterprises, Edinburgh
The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals will host their annual exhibition in September, including sessions from Justine Riccomini, ICAS Head of Taxation (Scottish Taxes, Employment and ICAS Tax Community) who will be discussing how Scottish and Welsh Income Tax relates to the rest of the UK. Justine will also give this presentation at the CIPP UK National Conference, taking place at the Celtic Manor resort in Newport, Gwent on 2,3 & 4 October 2019.
Local Tax Discussion Groups
Edinburgh Tax Network – 19 September 2019
The Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh.
Registration will commence at 12.30pm with the seminar starting at 1pm.
“CGT for UK land and the TCGA 1992 Part 1 re-write” - the speaker is Sarah Squires.
Women in Tax events coming up
There are numerous events ahead for the Women in Tax network, designed for, but not exclusive to, women working in tax – in the profession, in-house, HMRC or anywhere else.
HMRC Talking points dates for your diary are as follows:
Making Tax Digital – your agent services account
New VAT reverse charge for construction services
Income from property for individual landlords – part 1
Income from property for individual landlords – part 2
Off-payrolling working rules from April 2020:
CIOT ATT Scotland Branch - Annual Conference 2019
Friday 8 and Saturday 9 November 2019 - at Dunblane Hydro
Full details are available and ICAS Tax director, Charlotte Barbour will be giving a Scottish Taxes update. Early bird discount (prices quoted in brackets) apply to bookings on or before 30 September 2019
The ICAS tax team responds to many consultations on tax issues and welcomes members’ views to assist in preparing responses. If you have any comments on open consultations let us know.
Details of current consultations on tax issues can be found here: