Professional standards

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1 May 2018

The CIOT and ATT have been working on FAQs based on queries we have received. These should assist members generally with some of the queries they may have in relation to the General Data Protection Regulation.

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Recent HMRC interest in websites when tackling tax avoidance and a reminder to members to keep their own websites under review.

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Professional Standards
1 March 2018

Jane Mellor considers twelve professional standards topics that members need to consider to stay compliant

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Professional Negligence
1 March 2018

Harriet Brown considers what we can learn from the Baxendale Walker case on professional negligence

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Scotland Conference
1 February 2018

Joanne Walker reports on the Scotland Branch Conference held in Stirling

Technical
1 February 2018

Members should be aware of the ‘reserved activity’ rules before getting involved in drafting a deed, such as a dividend waiver.

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1 February 2018

Members may like to be aware that ‘Engagement letters for tax practitioners’ are currently being worked on jointly by AAT, ACCA, ATT, CIOT and STEP. A number of changes are required including legislative changes such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The working party of these professional bodies is working towards issue of the updated guidance and template letters in early summer 2018.

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1 January 2018

A reminder of your obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations

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Anti-money laundering regulations
1 December 2017

David Pett takes a look at the new Money Laundering Regulations, and the ‘Trust Registration Service’ they have spawned

Technical
1 December 2017

The CIOT and ATT have published new guidance in areas requested by their members in commerce and industry, but the points and principles will be relevant to all members.