Currently there are a number of circumstances where a member or student must notify the Head of Professional Standards in writing within 2 months of the events as set out in 2.14-2.16 of Professional Rules and Practice Guidelines.
From 1 January 2021 you will also need to report any of the following events which occur ON OR AFTER 1 January 2021
If you are convicted of a summary only road traffic offence:
- Summary only road traffic offences
(a) Careless Driving (driving without due care and attention)
(b) Driving Whilst Disqualified
(c) Excess Alcohol
(d) Failure to stop/report accident
(e) Failure to provide a specimen for analysis
(f) No insurance
(g) Speeding *
(h) Unfit through drink or drugs
* Note that you will not need to report a speeding offence if you go on a driving awareness course or accept a fixed penalty for speeding.
- If you have accepted a caution for a criminal offence
For further details please refer to the article in the November 2020 edition of Tax Adviser which is available here.