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The IAB is the ONLY dedicated bookkeeping association in the world appointed by the UK Parliament AND Recognised to award Ofqual regulated qualifications

Welcome to the IAB

Build a bookkeeping career that counts

Bookkeeping skills are the bedrock of micro businesses today. They:

  • Enhance job prospects
  • Help business owners thrive
  • Open doors to new opportunities

Whether you are a start-up, need a career change or want to study for your future, the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) offers a ‘best for business’ choice and selection of bookkeeping courses to help you train to be a bookkeeper.

The IAB is the leading awarding and supervisory body for professional bookkeepers in the UK.

Celebrating 40 years of empowering people across the globe, it’s a not-for-profit organisation which promotes the professional status of bookkeepers.

Respected worldwide, the IAB:

  • Offers extensive financial IAB qualifications – accredited by Ofqual
  • Supports thousands of members helping them to reach new bookkeeping career heights
  • Has paved the way for new bookkeeping apprenticeships and mentoring initiatives

To find out more about bookkeeping courses, bookkeeping and payroll qualifications and how you can train to be a bookkeeper, get in touch here.

Regulated by
Ofqual

Government Approved

Over 40 years experience

Over 10,000 members worldwide

150,000+ financial qualifications awarded

International recognition

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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Whether you are a start-up, need a career change or want to study for your future, the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) offers the ‘best for business’ choice and a selection of bookkeeping and payroll courses and Ofqual certified qualifications to help you train to be a bookkeeper or payroll professional.

The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) is the leading awarding and supervisory body for professional bookkeepers in the UK.

Celebrating 40 years of empowering people across the globe, it’s a not-for-profit organisation which promotes the professional status of bookkeepers.