This month in Tax: August 2022
Justine Riccomini advises on what training and events are taking place as well as tax resources available to Members on the ICAS website and beyond.
- Sign up for our popular ‘Ask ICAS’ and ICAS Insights webinars.
- See information on HMRC updates and other tax webinars
- ICAS – helping you keep up to date – visit the tax pages on icas.com.
Tax Research Network (TRN) – 5-7 September 2022
This year, the TRN annual conference is taking place at Old College, University of Edinburgh.
The first two days are the tax research days, and academics from all over the world will be presenting their papers on a number of different topical issues. The third day is the education day, where tax academics and lecturers including ICAS education will be holding their traditional day-long event.
ICAS delivering this year’s keynote speech: Devolved Taxes in Scotland: The Story So Far
ICAS Tax’s Justine Riccomini has been asked to deliver the keynote speech (The title of which is 'Devolved Taxes in Scotland: The Story So Far') together with the Scottish Government’s Tax Directorate at 15.30 BST on Tuesday 6 September. This will be followed by a drinks reception at 17.00 BST.
ICAS Members wishing to attend the event have two options open to them:
Register to attend the TRN research days in full (paid) as an in-person (register by 31 July 2022) or virtual (register by 29 August) delegate and attend the keynote speech and drinks reception. For this option, delegates can register using this link.
Register to attend the keynote speech and ICAS-sponsored drinks reception only and network with other embers and tax academics and educators (free to ICAS Members). For this option, register using this link. Please note that places will be limited.
ICAS Insolvency and Restructuring Conference
Date: Tuesday 13 & Wednesday 14 September 2022
Time: Tuesday, Day 1 - 9:30am until 1:00pm, Wednesday, Day 2 - 9:30am until 12.30pm
Don’t miss the ICAS Insolvency and Restructuring Conference 2022. This live online event will take place over the mornings of 13 and 14 September and a range of on-demand sessions will also be made available, providing you with valuable updates and CPD opportunities.
Free-to-attend for all:
The conference is a must for insolvency practitioners, restructuring professionals, lawyers and the wider business community and is free of charge for all attendees, allowing firms to expand access to all their relevant staff.
Technical content for the post-pandemic world:
Chaired by Shona Campbell CA, Partner at Henderson Loggie and chair of the ICAS Insolvency Committee, this year’s conference will have a strong technical focus with a series of sessions of practical relevance to the day-to-day work of individuals in the insolvency and restructuring community.
You can look forward to key legislative and regulatory updates, plus expert analysis and commentary on the latest issues – all delivered by the leading lights of the profession and aimed at boosting your professional development.
An in-person social event will follow later in the year. Sign up to the conference to receive updates.
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Ask ICAS and ICAS Insights webinars
There are no webinars planned for July or August 2022.
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Please note that all the feedback we have received from members during webinars, in Q&As and on a day-to-day basis is in turn being fed into Government insofar as it relates to policy and to HMRC insofar as it relates to operational and practical matters.
Please note that views and opinions expressed by speakers at ICAS webinars are their own and not necessarily reflective of ICAS’ views.
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HMRC Technical Information
The latest Agent Update is available here: Please note the AU is published once a month
The latest Employer Bulletin is available here: please note the EB is published once every two months
HMRC Talking Points webinars are available here.
HMRC Community Forums
You can use the HMRC online customer forum to post questions on a range of tax topics that are answered by HMRC experts. The forum now includes “PAYE and Payroll for Employers”.
ICAS Members are encouraged to join this.
The Knowledge Base is a new feature which contains answers to FAQs on a variety of topics and where you can find information on a number of subjects to help with tax matters. Content is regularly updated and new material added.
Anyone can view the forum at https://community.hmrc.gov.uk. To post a question, simply register and create a profile.
A registered forum member can:
- View posts
- Add or post topics / questions
UK Government Consultations
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:
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