Stuart McKinnon was today appointed1 as the new President of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT), and immediately launched a debate within the Association and the wider tax profession on whether there should be “some level of regulation

Agent Update 27, December 2011 - January 2012, has been published. This is available to download here in PDF format.

Tax practitioners think that HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC’s) response to the Tax Agent Strategy consultation, published today, shows that they are starting to move in the right direction in a number of important areas, although some key issues

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) is to join forces with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and others to provide a higher apprenticeship in tax.

The CIOT and ATT have prepared a briefing note on some of the Professional Standards issues which arise out of the UK/Swiss Tax Deal.

The European Commission has published its controversial proposals for an Audit Directive and Regulations, details of which are available here.

The ATT invites comments on HMRC's discussion document 'Modernising the administration of the personal tax system: Tax Transparency for Individuals’ which seeks feedback and ideas for how the administration of the personal tax system could be

The latest version of the Pension Schemes newsletter is available here.

HMRC have provided a special midweek update on PAYE related matters for sharing. The update covers Real Time Information (RTI).

HMRC have issued a short briefing note with information for self assessed taxpayers or agents acting on their behalf about the increased limit for coding underpayments. This briefing note is reproduced here.