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Preparing accounts for LLPs - common pitfalls to avoid - August 2014

Julia Penny FCA, accounting and audit Content Manager at CCH, outlines 5 common pitfalls with LLP accounts. Accounting for limited liability partnerships is a specialist area that requires expertise as the accounting requirements that relate to this sector can be complex.

Company: CCH, A Wolters Kluwer Business | Published: 01 August 2014 | Business Area: Practice Management

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Where will all the assets go?

Public sector staff cuts continue. But little attention has been paid to the now redundant assets. This article explains how, by proactively considering the condition, location and usability of now released assets, public sector organisations can reduce costs and gain greater use of the asset base.

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 01 April 2014 | Business Area: Business Performance Management

Tax calendar 2014

A calendar providing you with key tax dates and other important tax information that will affect individuals and businesses in 2014.

Company: Tolley | Published: 02 January 2014 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Rating: 25 people found this useful

Tackling compliance through client collaboration

Deputy Editor of Accountancy Age, Richard Crump, considers how accountants can ease the compliance burden through collaboration with their clients and looks at how software can help.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 18 October 2013 | Business Area: Accounting Standards

Rating: 1 person found this useful

Are you FRS-ready?

With new reporting standards for small and medium entities in the UK coming down the line, a recently published IRIS whitepaper considers how the impact of FRS 101 and 102 on accountants in business and in practice. The paper also offers a plan of action as the countdown to FRS 101 and 102 begins.

Company: IRIS | Published: 18 October 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 8 people found this useful

Defusing the UCIS time bomb

UCIS aren't subject to the same restrictions as other investment vehicles, and even though a scheme isn't authorised, advising on or managing the schemes remains a regulated activity. This whitepaper uncovers complex investment schemes, detailing the risks and impact of making such an investment.

Company: Rebus Group | Published: 23 September 2013 | Business Area: Practice Management

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The new rules on capital allowances

Many businesses are missing out on millions of pounds of tax allowances and your clients could be among them. Focusing on the impending Finance Act 2014, Neil Tipping explains what the new rules mean and how you can ensure that your clients don't miss out on their tax allowances.

Company: CCH, A Wolters Kluwer Business | Published: 11 September 2013 | Business Area: Planning

Rating: 14 people found this useful

New IHT provisions in Finance Bill 2013

The Finance Bill proposed to legislate for the provisions announced in Budget 2013 and introduces some new measures. The following guidance note, from TolleyGuidance, shows the practical effects of the new IHT provisions in Finance Bill 2013.

Company: Tolley | Published: 04 September 2013 | Business Area: Accounting Standards

Rating: 7 people found this useful

The new UK GAAP - A major change in financial reporting

The new UK GAAP in the form of FRS 102 and related standards will be mandatory for accounts periods commencing no later than 1 January 2015. This whitepaper examines the main issues and answers some of the key questions, including the scope of the changes and issues likely to cause difficulties.

Company: CCH, A Wolters Kluwer Business | Published: 05 August 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 17 people found this useful

5 key facts about FRS 101 and 102

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are designed to be a common global ‘language’ for business. They are progressively replacing the many different national accounting standards and this guide outlines IFRS and what it could mean for you.

Company: IRIS | Published: 02 August 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 17 people found this useful

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