HMRC has run a pilot training course where HMRC compliance staff and agents learn jointly about the new compliance process. This was run in South West London on 1 May 2009, and was organised through the Working Together arrangements. The three hour event provided attendees with a technical summary of the compliance checks and penalties regime, and explored the practical implications for compliance officers and agents.
The session was very well received, and more events are planned. These will commence in October 2009, and will be of interest to agents who:
- Want to know more about compliance checks (including Corporation Tax, Self Assessment and VAT).
- Need to understand how tax penalties are calculated under the new legislation.
- Want to learn about situations where nil...
About Rebecca Benneyworth
Rebecca trained in London with Kidsons and, on qualifying, spent some time as Chief Accountant of a manufacturing company. She now has her own small practice in Gloucestershire that comprises of owner managed businesses and small companies.
She also lectures extensively for a range of professional bodies, accountancy firms, commercial organisations and the Inland Revenue. Demand has grown for Rebecca on the lecture circuit where she is well known for her refreshing, enthusiastic and entertaining presentation style as well as having a practical and down-to-earth approach to tax.