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As if you did not have enough headaches with tax returns as the month slowly ebbs away , those of you who have taken to distracting yourselves by reading the headlines or listening to the news shou


Sometimes bad economic news can be good news for taxpayers. A judge has ruled that the recession was a reasonable excuse for a family business to not pay a VAT bill on time.

Increasingly the question on the street appears to be: Where do we find the CFOs needed to take advantage of the recovery; to take us into this new

The general outlook for the economy in 2014 is much better than it has been for some time, writes Kath Haines, chief executive of

After hearing several downbeat comments, AccountingWEB editor John Stokdyk tried to find out whether accountants were being pushed to reduce their fees, and how they were reacting to such reque


I had the privilege of spending a lot of time on the M6 & M1 on Wednesday and Thursday . The traffic was so heavy I got to Accountex at London and back in under a tank !

What's the point of trumpeting a headline that we had positive growth , when we all know it is down to the Olympics  .


Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) will shed 11 jobs by the end of the year as part of €1m cutbacks.

The heading of this article sounds like a contradiction in terms but there is every chance that the summer of 2012 will prove this statement to be true.


The economy has fallen back into recession after GDP contracted 0.2% in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest