People often ask us about the topics that we plan to cover. AccountingWEB editor John Stokdyk offers a preview of what's to come in the months ahead.
January - Self Assessment season
Survival tips and technical advice, including Rebecca Benneyworth’s SA tax clinic, sponsored by Sage.
Extra topics: Future of FD role, Time & stress management
February - Real Time Information for PAYE
A special supplement featuring technical guidance and case studies will help with final preparations before implementation begins in April.
Extra topics: Cloud options for practice management; Student revision & exam preparation
March - Year-end tax planning
Budget day is 20 March, and will be marked by our comprehensive coverage of all the key tax changes, sponsored by TaxCalc. This material will be backed with advice on key changes coming into effect on 6 April.
Extra topics: Pensions auto-enrolment supplement; HMRC Agent Strategy & powers
April - Employment law update
In addition to changes in tax and payroll regulations, we round-up other regulatory changes likely to affect businesses.
Extra topics: Reporting dashboards: Is the management pack dead? Start-up practice guide (year 2)
May - The last PAYE year end
For most companies, 19 will be the last time they submit P14 and P35 year-end forms to HMRC. We will be on hand to help with final transition points arising from the new RTI regime.
Extra topics: Electronic payment options (Bacs v Direct Debit v Payment cards etc)
June - P11D season
The payroll system may have gone real-time, but benefits in kind forms still have to be submitted annually. As usual, AccountingWEB will be there to help members solve their P11D problems.
Extra topics: Practical analytics - how BI can improve performance; Software Satisfaction survey
July - Business banking
The global financial crisis put banks in the spotlight. If you are planning to review your banking arrangements in the near future, AccountingWEB will help with advice on services, costs and techniques for getting a better deal from your bank.
Extra topics: Practice Excellence Awards, Leadership & soft skills
August - Finance Bill 2013
As the Finance Bill gains Royal Assent, we will provide an overview summary and update on any final tweaks.
Extra topics: Tax CPD review, Practical analytics/performance management with Excel (supplement)
September - Forecasting and budgeting
For those with December year ends, the end of the summer holidays often sees the start of modelling and planning for the next financial year. Articles and expert guides will explore new techniques and offer time-tested tips.
Extra topics: Practice Excellence findings and awards
October - Employment law update
Extra topics: Software Satisfaction Awards
November - Self Assessment season begins
Extra topics: Business Cloud Summit
December - Autumn Statement/Finance Bill 2014 clauses
Extra topics: 2013 in review; Christmas Gadget Countdown
This calendar may be subject to change and alterations at short notice. If you want to know about coverage plans in the more immediate future, email editor[at]accountingweb.co.uk