The great and the good of the tax profession gathered in central London last night to raise a glass to outgoing Taxation editor Mike Truman.
Accountants rarely feature in popular culture as lead characters, even less as heroes. They’re often background fodder; grey suited and accursed bean counters.
There are some that buck the trend though and I’ve gone and collected my five most favourite examples.
Nick Mann's death prompts John Stokdyk to reflect on what news like that means when it's about someone you know.
AccountingWEB is planning some fundamental changes for 2016 and we want to hear from you, our members, about what you want from Any Answers.
Over the next 10 to 12 months or so, the team here at AccountingWEB will be researching and mapping out some changes to the site.
Imagine if the Budget were a fantasy movie franchise. AccountingWEB’s editors have been dreaming of tax adventures to come.
If we were pitching Budget 2015 as a fantasy movie treatment, it would be like The Hobbit - a lightweight appetiser for more dramatic sequels to follow.
Looking ahead to the general election, Rebecca Cave can think of one very easy way to simplify tax for the self-employed.
After a period away from the site, First Tab rejoins us using his original account.
A collection of news snippets, videos and gossip picked up as we talk to exhibitors and delegates at Xerocon.
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New adventures in add-ons
The first of two finance acts planned for 2015 could get a week or less time for debate in parliament thanks to the general election date fixed for Thursday 7 May, notes John Stokdyk.
For those interested in the editorial topics AccountingWEB plans to cover in 2015 here is a provisional list for the year ahead.