Author Archive: Mark Ellis

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Be Within Touching Distance of Knowledge

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

World Trusted Reference Dictionaries from Bloomsbury Publishing Debut on Apple iPhone & iPod Touch Tagstar Publishing today announce the launch on the iPhone and iPod Touch of a rich catalogue of the best-selling Lexicon Reference Dictionaries from leading publisher Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. Affordable and designed for students and young professionals who need easy access on […]

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Accounting for Income Taxes

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students attempting financial reporting papers in the upcoming diet of Summer examinations may need to ensure they have a sound grasp of the accounting for income taxes.  Whilst the concept may appear to be ‘simple’, it is surprising how many students go into the examination without sufficient knowledge of IAS 12 Income Taxes. Objective of […]

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Steve Collings and IFRS For Dummies

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Steve Collings, audit and technical partner at Leavitt Walmsley Associates Limited answers questions on his forthcoming book IFRS For Dummies which published on 30 March 2012 (UK) and is shortly due for publication overseas. Q. What is IFRS For Dummies all about? A. Essentially the title sums the entire book up perfectly – it’s all […]

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Tweedie to become ICAS president

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sir David Tweedie is to become the next President of the ICAS, the professional body of CAs. Sir David, who is regarded as one of the world’s most influential accountants, takes up the role on April 20th, 2012. As former chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the UK Accounting Standards Board (ASB), […]

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AAT Renews Assessment Partnership with BTL for a Further Five Years

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

BTL Group Ltd, the leading, independent provider of assessment solutions, is delighted to announce that the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) have renewed their partnership with BTL, to license the Surpass® Assessment Platform for a further five years. AAT is the leading qualification and membership body for accounting and finance staff. BTL and AAT have […]

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I am going through a divorce and wish to know what the tax implications are?

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

In Divorce Law most divorces will result in a financial settlement between the couple dividing the assets. But what many may not be aware of is that where this involves the transfer or disposal of capital assets held by the couple, there may be capital gains tax implications that need to be considered. In the […]

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