Be careful what you wish for. Those who’d like to see the end of busy season will soon be dealing with something a little more persistent.
In the aftermath of January’s self assessment deadline, many practitioners look back at the preceding weeks of stress and overwork and vow that the annual ritual has to change.
To adapt a well-worn phrase, accountants won’t have tax season to kick them around much longer, but if the government follows through on its promise to introduce quarterly income tax updates and payments, the yearly self assessment slog will very shortly give way to a more fluid, persistent state of preparation work - and all that entails in liaising with clients to ensure their records are up to date.
These issues came to a head in AccountingWEB’s s...
About John Stokdyk
AccountingWEB’s Head of Insight has been with the site since 1999 and likes to spend his time studying accountants’ technology habits. When not nerding out, you can find him exploring obscure indie music and searching for the perfect organic sourdough loaf from his base in Brighton, UK.