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

HMRC News

Guidance: Making Tax Digital for VAT: service availability and issues

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Check the availability and any issues affecting Making Tax Digital for VAT....

Official Statistics: Schedule of updates for HMRC's statistics

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Publication plan for HMRC national and official statistics. Any changes to the schedule will be stated and detailed in the announcements....

Guidance: Declaration category data sets for CDS

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Use appendices 21-23 to find declaration category sets for the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) when importing and exporting to and from the UK....

Guidance: Payroll Giving agencies approved by HMRC

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Find a list of organisations approved and monitored by HMRC for Payroll Giving purposes....

National Statistics: Child Benefit statistics geographical analysis - August 2018

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Geographical analysis of Child Benefit at country, region, local authority and Westminster/Scottish Parliamentary constituency levels....

Guidance: Reverse Charge Sales List: service availability and issues

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Check the availability and any issues affecting the Reverse Charge Sales List (RCSL) online service....

Detailed guide: VAT on goods you move from Ireland to Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Importing for UK businesses who move goods from Ireland to Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit....

Detailed guide: April 2020 changes to off-payroll working for intermediaries

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Understand and prepare for changes to the off-payroll working rules (IR35) if you're an intermediary and your worker provides services to a client....

Detailed guide: How to calculate the deemed employment payment

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Calculate the deemed employment payment for private sector engagements where the off-payroll working rules (often known as IR35) apply....

Detailed guide: Fee-payer responsibilities under the off-payroll working rules

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Check if you’re the fee-payer and what your responsibilities are if the off-payroll working rules (IR35) apply....

ACCA Tax News

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Reuters: Money

Powell's speech support U.S. rate-cut bets

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank will do what it can to preserve the longest U.S. economic expansion on record, supporting bets... ...

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower key borrowing costs by a bold half-point next... ...

U.S. rates futures gain on China's tariff, Fed's Bullard

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday, erasing their earlier losses after China announced retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion of U.S. imports, rekindling bets the trade war between the... ...

As bond e-trading takes off, debt sales business may be ripe for automation

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

With banks' bond trading desks increasingly going electronic, another of the last bastions of old-school banking - the business of helping companies and countries raise capital - may be about to... ...

Guggenheim's Scott Minerd warns world bond markets are in a 'bubble'

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The bond market is in a "bubble," particularly sovereign debt, Guggenheim Partners global chief investment officer Scott Minerd warned on Thursday, and he said that efforts by the Federal Reserve to... ...

Column: U.S. Medicare readies new plan-shopping website, but timing prompts concerns

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) ...

Sovereign investors' dislike for equities mostly fades in second quarter

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Sovereign wealth funds' distaste for equities mostly faded in the second quarter, with some investors turning to emerging- market passive equity funds, data from the research firm eVestment showed on... ...

U.S. money fund assets hit highest since October 2009: iMoneyNet

Wed, Aug 21, 2019

U.S. money market funds amassed their highest level of assets since October 2009 as investors shift cash into low-risk products amid worries about a global economic slowdown and trade tensions, a... ...

Moneysaving 101: Four ways to cut college textbook costs

Wed, Aug 21, 2019

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) ...

DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says Federal Reserve has lost control

Tue, Aug 20, 2019

The Federal Reserve has lost control of interest rates as evidenced by the federal funds rate trading higher than any part of the U.S. Treasury yield curve, Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of... ...

Reuters: Business

Trump, Abe say U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on trade deal

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

The United States and Japan agreed in principle on Sunday to core elements of a trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they hoped to sign in New York next month. ...

Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher, White House says

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

President Donald Trump wishes he had raised tariffs on Beijing even higher, the White House said on Sunday, seeking to clarify earlier remarks that suggested Trump regretted his decision on Friday to escalate his trade war with China. ...

Kudlow does not expect China to retaliate against latest U.S. tariffs

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Sunday that he does not expect China to retaliate against additional tariffs on Chinese goods that U.S. President Donald Trump announced Friday. ...

Exclusive: Third Point builds stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica - sources

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA to Campbell Soup Co , has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. ...

Tesla scouting sites for possible factory in Germany's NRW: Rheinische Post

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

Electric carmaker Tesla is scouting out locations for a possible factory in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany's most populous state, daily Rheinische Post reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. ...

No ready spark seen for lagging U.S. energy shares

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

There may be little relief on the horizon for investors in U.S. energy companies, whose shares moved from darlings to dismal performers during Wall Street's record bull run and now face a shaky global economy, doubts about fossil fuel investments and general market skepticism. ...

Britain's Cuadrilla says 'micro seismic event' occurred at fracking site near Blackpool

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

British shale gas company Cuadrilla Resources said a tremor measuring 2.1 ML on the Richter scale was recorded at the company's shale gas exploration site late on Saturday. ...

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate trade tensions

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war that is already destabilizing economic growth around the world. ...

China warns U.S. to stop 'wrong' trade actions or face consequences

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned the United States of consequences if it does not end its "wrong actions". ...

China to fight back against U.S. tariff move: People's Daily

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

China will fight back against the latest U.S. step to increase tariffs on Chinese goods, the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily said on Sunday amid an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies. ...