Member Since: 16th Oct 2012
3rd Dec 2019
I do not know if they do this in the U.K. but here in Australia, the chain tax-shops run 12 week 1 night per week training courses in tax preparation. Accountants without practical experience gain a lot from these in terms of being ready to do tax work from the word Go.
23rd Aug 2019
I would suggest another reason why auditors fail to audit properly. Would it be that they are afraid of losing the audit if they audit as they should? Clients don't like being "hauled over the coals" and are likely to hit back if they are.
14th Jun 2019
What is often overlooked is that unregulated unqualified tax agents are often preferred by taxpayers for obvious reasons.
16th Nov 2018
I was under the impression that the Big 4 ceased combining audit with other services after the Endron affair but they started up a few later combining audit with other services. It now seems the wheel has turned further and they have again stopped combining audit with other services.
6th Oct 2018
"He who pays the piper calls the tune". Tax advisers, auditors and accountants can never adequately protect themselves from the pressures brought to bear by their paymasters. It is naive to think otherwise.
3rd Jun 2017
A person beginning a public accountant'/s office would be very surprised by your cagorisation of accounting jobs "Generally, the four accounting specialisms are:
12th Nov 2016
And don't ask too many questions or you know what!
Every schoolboy knows that each item of stock must be valued at lower of cost or replacement price.
2nd Jul 2016
You sound like a person who wants to do personal tax returns only. Why not concentrate on them?
21st Nov 2015
May I suggest to David that he add Romanian as well?
21st Nov 2015
May I suggest to David that he had Romanian as well?