Zak Jakubowski

Zak Jakubowski is a reporter at Accountancy Daily, published by Croner-i

Insight / Coronavirus: essential updates for accountants, tax advisers and auditors - Part 3

To assist accountants, tax advisers and auditors in dealing with the coronavirus crisis, all our related covid-19 coverage will be available here as soon as new announcements are made, plus expert analysis

Tax / Coronavirus: essential updates for accountants, tax advisers and auditors - Part 3

To assist accountants, tax advisers and auditors in dealing with the coronavirus crisis, all our related covid-19 coverage will be available here as soon as new announcements are made, plus expert analysis

Insight / People in the news: Mazars, Johnston Carmichael, Streets

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner appointments at Mazars, Streets and Grant Thornton, audit and accounting writer joins Croner-i team, and director general for HMRC customer service group

Insight / People in the news: Wylie & Bisset, Streets, RSM

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner appointments at Wylie & Bisset, Streets Chartered Accountants, RSM and BDO, managing director elected at Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, and senior tax specialist named at Catax

Tax / High income child benefit charge hits basic rate taxpayers

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is calling for the high income child benefit charge (HICBC) threshold to rise to avoid it hitting basic-rate taxpayers for the first time in April

Audit / FRC signs dual agreement over ROI/UK audit qualifications

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding on Reciprocal Arrangements (MOURA) with IAASA, the Republic of Ireland (ROI) competent authority, minimising disruption to cross-border audits

Insight / People in the news: MHA Larking Gowen, Moore Thompson, Smith Cooper

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner appointments at MHA Larking Gowen, 12 promotions at Smith Cooper, and chairman named at Sionic

Tax / HMRC: tax returners spread £69m with Time to Pay plan

Almost 25,000 self assessment taxpayers have set up an online payment plan to manage their tax liabilities in up to 12 monthly instalments, totalling £69.1m, HMRC has revealed

Insight / Kwasi Kwarteng appointed BEIS secretary of state

Kwasi Kwarteng has been appointed secretary of state at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), he will replace the RT Hon Alok Sharma who served from 2020 - 2021

Insight / 2021: what’s in store for accountants in the year ahead?

After one of the toughest years ever as the covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc, Zak Jakubowski talks to leading accountants and industry experts about their hopes and predictions for 2021

Insight / People in the news: BDO, PwC, NAO

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner appointments at PwC, 20 partner promotions at BDO, CFO named at John Laing Group, and NAO adds two non-executive members

Tax / HMRC: less than a month to file tax return

Around 5.4m taxpayers have less than a month (25 days) to complete their self assessments ahead of the 31 January deadline

Insight / People in the news: Diverso, Hentons, Grant Thornton

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner appointments at Diverso and Hentons, 12 named in Grant Thornton Inclusion Advisory Board, and two senior finance hires at Fortus

Tax / Record 3,126 businesses liquidated to reduce CGT

A flood of businesses are voluntarily closing down due to the economic uncertainty around covid-19 and fears over a possible increase in capital gains tax (CGT), according to analysis by Price Bailey

Insight / £350k wrongly donated to Christmas charity scams

Action Fraud, the Charity Commission and the Fundraising Regulator are warning the public to remain vigilant when making charitable donations this Christmas
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