Does anyone have an up to date figure on the number of people (%) who use accountants to file tax returns and the number of people (%) who use online software?
Another filing deadline has passed and accountants everywhere are returning from well earned holidays, sorting out their delayed filing and undertaking their normal post January housekeeping.
I've just recently graduated in Accounting and Finance with a First Class Honours and I have been applying for graduate schemes with the mid-tier firms.
Love it or hate it, technology is permanently changing, and accountants are now expected to keep abreast of these fluctuations in order to keep clients happy.
An Irish accountant received an 18-month jail sentence, with the final 12 months suspended, for charges including fraudulent evasion of tax and failing to lodge VAT returns.