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Test case: the CTA law e-assessment

January 4, 2011 5 comments

The working New Year begins today, with a VAT rise and sore heads all round. However, in my professional life my main concern this morning was the CTA law e-assessment. (Fortunately, having passed the ATT recently, I am exempt from taking the ethics e-assessment.)

As part of the preparation I, as usual, used a well-known search engine to try and gather some reliable intel and extra practice questions, with limited success, so I decided I would try to share my experience with you to hopefully benefit anyone similarly preparing to take the test.

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Categories: Uncategorized & P800s

September 29, 2010 Leave a comment

Hi all,

Apologies for the total lack of posts over the last few weeks. This is likely to continue – I’m in the process of changing jobs and web time is sporadic.

Just wanted to flag up the fact that I contribute now and again to Any Answers on the website. All my comments can be found here. I add a link to the blog at the bottom of each one – thought it was time I did the reverse.

Other than that, a quick note about the tax calculations coming from HMRC that have been all over the news in recent weeks. If you’ve received a P800 from HMRC:

  1. DON’T PANIC; Read more…
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Congratulations, it’s a tax adviser…

June 24, 2010 Leave a comment

Hello, and welcome to the TaxManDan blog.

In the coming days and weeks I will be posting explanations and thoughts on various aspects of taxation in the UK, including tax credits and National Insurance.

I will also be encouraging you to send your questions about tax, and try to supply answers in plain English.

Although I will try to give correct practical and technical advice, I will always recommend that you seek professional advice for any matters you may have. I hope, however, that this blog can help you to gain a better understanding of tax, which is such an important part of all our lives.


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