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Legal and Regulation

IFRS Hot Topics Newsletter - Issue 4

In 2012 the Financial Reporting Council set out revised proposals to change the financial reporting standards in the UK and Republic of Ireland. The revisions will fundamentally reform financial reporting, replacing almost all extant standards with three Financial Reporting Standards.

Company: Mazars | Published: 09 April 2013 | Business Area: Accounting Standards

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iXBRL Corporation Tax compliance case study: Mazars LLP

Mazars LLP is amongst the top ten UK audit firms and has a presence in 67 countries. Since 2011, it has been mandatory for UK companies to convert all Corporation Tax accounts data into the iXBRL format prior to filing with HMRC. This Case Study examines how Mazars achieved compliance.

Company: IRIS | Published: 05 March 2013 | Business Area: iXBRL

Governance Statement Report

After several years of publishing a Statement on Internal Control (SIC), moving to a less prescriptive governance statement has been a new challenge for many government organisations. To understand these challenges we have reviewed a large sample of statements.

Company: RSM Tenon | Published: 26 February 2013 | Business Area: Governance

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Competition Commission Market Investigation: Audit Services

Produced by the Competition Commission, this provisional report investigates the supply of statutory audit services to large UK companies. The report looks into the factors which inhibit companies switching auditors and the implications of auditors prioritising the needs of senior management.

Company: Competition Commission | Published: 22 February 2013 | Business Area: Audit and Assurance

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International Client - December 2012

This issue reviews the UK-Swiss tax co-operation agreement and action that is required; discusses recent experiences with Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility cases. This paper also looks at changes in France and proposed reform of UK anti-avoidance provisions.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 07 January 2013 | Business Area: Enforcement and Regulation

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Taxation briefing - December 2012: Real Time Information – the new penalty regime

Following consultation, the recently published Draft Finance Bill 2013 includes clauses setting out penalties for late filing and payment under Real Time Information (RTI). The good news is that the penalties will not apply until April 2014, giving employers time to prepare for the requirements.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 03 January 2013 | Business Area: Enforcement and Regulation

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Autumn Statement 2012

On 5th December 2012, the Chancellor delivered his Autumn Statement which included an economic update and announcements on future tax measures. Haines Watts' Autumn Statement Summary assesses the tax changes announced.

Company: Haines Watts | Published: 03 January 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

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IFRS Hot Topics Newsletter - Issue 3

Produced by Mazars, this two page article features the latest news on International Reporting Standards. This issue focuses on accounting standards and interpretations impacting: presentation of items of other comprehensive income; employee benefits; lease accounting and revenue recognition.

Company: Mazars | Published: 06 December 2012 | Business Area: Accounting Standards

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VAT focus : November 2012

This two page article provides a round-up of recent VAT related developments in the UK. Topics covered: life after the First Tier Tribunal decision in Reed Employment Limited; MTIC fraud case; the VAT treatment of hot take-away sandwiches in the Subway decision.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 20 November 2012 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

Rating: 9 people found this useful

Corporates Quarterly: Autumn 2012

Crowe Clark Whitehill's quarterly newsletter addressing current market issues in the Corporate Business sector. Autumn's edition covers: keeping your bank onside; real time information - it will happen to us all; retail distribution review and top tips for managing insolvency.

Company: Crowe Clark Whitehill | Published: 13 November 2012 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

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