HMRC… it giveth and it taketh away, apparently

Good morning everyone, and welcome to Tuesday’s dip into the news from the worlds of accounting and finance. First up today is HMRC. This headline stood out by some considerable distance: “Accountants face increased HMRC demands for client information.” According to Accountancy Daily: “HMRC requests to accountants and other advisers for confidential information on clients […]

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Rich Preece headshot

QuickBooks boosts open-platform approach

Intuit has announced that QuickBooks Online Accountant (QBOA) now allows UK accounting professionals to manage all of their clients within the product – even those that don’t use QuickBooks. The development enables accountants to organise and view client information, notes and details in one consolidated place. “With this new capability, QBOA continues to evolve as […]

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Rich Neal speaking at Accountex 2017

What can UK accountants learn from Down Under?

I often get asked: “What are other firms doing?”  It is an interesting question – is it about strategy in dealing with the client?  Or the changing legislative environment – MTD and GDPR?  Or is it about the dramatic changes happening in the software industry relevant to accountants? Or does the relationship of clients with […]

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Dominic Allon

Does QuickBooks Assistant have the answer?

Artificial intelligence for accounting is landing in the UK. Because software provider Intuit QuickBooks is launching QuickBooks Assistant after its US introduction last year. And the group says the chat-bot will tell you how much you made last month. How much you’re going to make next year. And how much tax you owe! QB Assistant is […]

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