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Welcome to the IAB

At the IAB our members and students are at the heart of everything we do. We support their professional and student journeys with our flexible, Ofqual regulated qualifications, continued professional development and regular regulatory updates. We work hard to make sure our specially selected services help to develop industry relevant skills and support business growth.

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Bookkeeping Qualifications

We offer flexible qualifications relevant for businesses run from the kitchen table all the way through to the boardroom.

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Payroll Qualifications

As a payroll professional updates and training are critical to your personal development. IAB qualifications will help your career develop and thrive.

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Finance Qualifications

We provide a portfolio of advanced qualifications that will put you at the top of you profession and give you the ability to offer additional services to your clients and help your career thrive.

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Membership

We offer differing levels of membership from Student to Fellow dependant on your qualifications and experience and the level of support you need.

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Our commitment to you

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Flexible qualifications

Our qualifications will work around your life and work commitments. Whether you prefer learning online, in college or through self study, IAB qualifications can cater for your needs.

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Professional training

Developed for finance professionals by finance professionals our qualifications and CPD are regularly updated to ensure they meet the highest standards and are always industry relevant.

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Ofqual regulated

IAB qualifications fully meet the requirements of Ofqual regulation which means once qualified your professional competence will always be recognised.

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Student and member support

Through online and telephone access to IAB staff and dedicated areas on our website offering additional regulatory information and a suite of services and support.

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Grow your business

Our professional members are listed on our find a bookkeeper service and have access to continued professional development and seminars that support the growth of their businesses.

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Achieve your ambitions

IAB qualifications are all Ofqual regulated and provide a clear, professional recognised career pathway and with the support of IAB membership behind you we provide you with all of the tools you need to achieve your ambitions.

Find out how you can develop your career or business with the IAB

Call: +44 (0)1732 897750 or email: mail@iab.org.uk

Interested in becoming a new IAB Accredited Centre?

We strive to create new opportunities for people who want to develop their knowledge and build a career in the finance industry. Get in touch if you are interested in adding IAB qualifications to your portfolio and develop the next generation of finance professionals.

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Upcoming Events

HMRC Talking Points – Submission of SA returns affected by exclusions

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Submission of SA returns affected by exclusions: This webinar will discuss 2017-18 SA return online submission issues and resulting exclusions. HMRC will explain the process for filing online and allowing paper returns submissions after the 31st October deadline. Thursday 17 January – ‌11a‌m

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HMRC Talking Points – Making Tax Digital (MTD) for business

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Making Tax Digital (MTD) for business: This webinar will cover some fundamentals in regards to getting ready for MTD VAT in more depth than previous webinars. HMRC will cover exemptions, the Agent Services Account, spreadsheets and bridging software in more detail. They will

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HMRC Talking Points – Income from property for individual landlords – common themes in relation to deductions and reliefs

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Income from property for individual landlords – common themes in relation to deductions and reliefs: Concentrating on 3 areas that generate regular contact with HMRC: restricting finance cost relief for individual landlords replacement of domestic items relief overview of what needs to be considered when

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HMRC Talking Points – Basis Periods – looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Basis Periods – looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods: During the webinar HMRC will focus on basis periods, a subject that’s prominent around the self-assessment peaks. In particular they will look at the different rules that apply to commencement years, the

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HMRC Talking Points – Trade Losses

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Trade Losses: Looking at the different ways trade losses can be relieved by individuals, including examples of the different loss relief provisions, time limits applicable to each claim and further points to consider. Thursday 24 January – 1‌pm to ‌2pm If you have any

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HMRC Talking Points – Basis Periods – looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Basis Periods – looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods: During the webinar HMRC will focus on basis periods, a subject that’s prominent around the self-assessment peaks. In particular they will look at the different rules that apply to commencement years, the

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HMRC Talking Points – Trade Losses

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Trade Losses: Looking at the different ways trade losses can be relieved by individuals, including examples of the different loss relief provisions, time limits applicable to each claim and further points to consider. Wednesday 30 January – 1‌pm to ‌2pm  If you have any

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Accountex

Accountex – Europe’s No.1 Accountancy & Finance Conference and Expo Discover the tools, technology and ideas you need to future-proof your business. The world of accountancy is changing, fast! Staying on top of new trends, tools and innovations that are redefining the way you work has never been more important. Free to attend, Accountex returns to ExCeL London providing you

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