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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

HMRC News

Detailed guide: New commodity code in chapter 11 (Tariff stop press notice 19)

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Find out about the changes to commodity codes on the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system....

Detailed guide: Check when a business must follow the rules for Making Tax Digital for VAT

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Find out if and when you (or your clients) need to follow the rules for Making Tax Digital for VAT, or apply for an exemption. ...

Guidance: Look up residency status for relief at source: service availability and issues

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Check the availability and any issues affecting the look up residency status for relief at source service....

Guidance: Help to Save: service availability and issues

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Check the availability and any issues affecting the Help to Save service....

Guidance: Childcare service: service availability and issues

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Check the availability and any issues affecting the Childcare service....

Form: Support for a child conceived without your consent

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Form to claim extra benefit or tax credits for a child conceived without your consent, if they are your third or subsequent child....

Guidance: List of approved offshore reporting funds

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Find a list of offshore funds that have applied for and been approved as reporting funds....

Guidance: Business profits toolkit

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Get help if you’re a tax agent or adviser who has clients with business profits to declare on Self Assessment and Company Tax Returns....

Guidance: Capital vs revenue expenditure toolkit

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Get help if you’re a tax agent or adviser who has clients with capital or revenue expenditure to declare on Self Assessment and Company Tax Returns....

Guidance: Corporation Tax: service availability and issues

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Check the availability and any issues affecting the Corporation Tax online service....

ACCA Tax News

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Reuters: Money

DoubleLine's Gundlach says Fed's 'pivot' is following bond market's lead

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and the most widely followed bond investor, said the Federal Reserve's dovish turn in its policy statement on Wednesday took its lead from the... ...

Column: U.S. legislation will help retirement security, but bigger steps are needed

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Federal policy on retirement security is one chaotic mess right now. ...

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, and discussions with those investors will begin soon, SoftBank founder and Chief... ...

Your money: Buying or refinancing? The mortgage rate frenzy is back

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Mortgage rates are nearing historic lows again in the United States, making it an ideal time to buy a home - or refinance. ...

Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate... ...

Investor Litt says Hudson's Bay worth double chairman's C$1.74 billion bid

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co private as "woefully inadequate" on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group... ...

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards

Mon, Jun 17, 2019

The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly. ...

Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

Mon, Jun 17, 2019

The days of guaranteed pensions from work are long gone, but can annuities make up the difference for millennials? ...

Father Figures: Dad's best financial advice

Fri, Jun 14, 2019

Fathers pass down many things to their kids, but not just genetic traits like eye color or hairlines. ...

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit

Fri, Jun 14, 2019

Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position... ...

Reuters: Business

Factbox: What is Slack?

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Slack Technologies Inc, whose instant messaging app has taken workplaces by storm, is scheduled to go public via a direct listing on June 20, instead of the more popular initial public offering route. ...

Slack reference price for direct listing set at $26/share

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

The New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday set the reference price for Slack Technologies Inc's direct listing at $26 per share. ...

Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation. ...

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation. ...

Papa John's to invest $80 million in marketing, U.S. franchisees

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Papa John's International Inc, which has been struggling to boost sales, said on Wednesday it would spend $80 million to boost its brand image and support its franchisees in the United States from the third quarter of fiscal year 2019. ...

DoubleLine's Gundlach says Fed's 'pivot' is following bond market's lead

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and the most widely followed bond investor, said the Federal Reserve's dovish turn in its policy statement on Wednesday took its lead from the bond market. ...

Stocks approach record as Fed soothes Wall Street's fears

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

The S&P 500 approached a record high on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled potential interest cuts later this year, reassuring investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war could stall economic growth. ...

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project. ...

Apple explores moving 15-30% of production capacity from China: Nikkei

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Apple Inc has asked its major suppliers to assess the cost implications of moving 15%-30% of their production capacity from China to Southeast Asia as it prepares for a restructuring of its supply chain, according to a Nikkei Asian Review report on Wednesday. ...

Oracle quarterly profit beats estimates; shares rise

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Oracle Corp beat fourth-quarter revenue and profit estimates on Wednesday, as the business software maker benefited from demand for its on-premise IT, cloud services and license support businesses, sending its shares up as much as 7% in extended trading. ...