This month in Tax: September 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.
Current tax issues for practitioners – Online live, 28 September 2022
Member price: £272 + VAT
Non-member price: £320 + VAT
In this seminar, Michael Steed - Head of Tax for BPP Professional Development - will be joined by Helen Thornley from the Association of Taxation Technicians, to consider the impact of tax changes that have occurred over the past twelve months and their implications for tax planning. It also includes an insight into proposed developments.
Increase your awareness of the pitfalls and problems arising from recent changes and explore tips for developing your tax planning strategies.
This is an excellent opportunity for practising accountants and staff involved in tax work to bring their technical knowledge right up to date.
CA Summit 2022 – 4-6 October
Our flagship award-winning virtual conference, the CA Summit, is back for 2022, bringing together internationally recognised speakers from around the world for an immersive digital conference. Split into three chapters – Learn, Grow and Inspire – with a day devoted to each, the CA Summit will offer short sessions that you can dip in and out of.
Our speakers confirmed for this year’s event include:
- Alastair Campbell, Mental Health Campaigner and Communicator
- Gin Lalli, Solution based Therapist
- Dame Stephanie Shirley, Business Pioneer and Philanthropist
- Elizabeth Uviebinene, Financial Times Columnist
- Andrew White, Director Leadership, Saïd Business School
Learn | Tuesday 4 October | 1–2:30pm BST
The first day of the Summit brings together thought leaders and industry experts to share, explore and discuss the changes we have all experienced over the past two and a half years. This will be a thought provoking, informative and contemplative session.
Grow | Wednesday 5 October | 1–2:30pm BST
Speakers will examine the changes we can make today to create sustainable, scaleable and successful businesses. Attendees will have the opportunity to take part in exciting and informative sessions which will inspire action and give the audience ideas and methods to kick start change and embed their values.
Inspire | Thursday 6 October | 1–2:30pm BST
We look to the future as we hear the ideas, predictions and observations of those who continue to power and support the growth of innovative and equitable organisations. This will be a day of new ideas, exciting innovation and big visions.
Ask ICAS and ICAS Insights webinars
There are no ICAS tax webinars planned for September or October 2022.
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.
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:
Fancy volunteering on an ICAS tax committee? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know!