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Hear the latest on Making Tax Digital for income tax with Sage and HMRC

Verna Gellvear works within the Customer Readiness and External Stakeholder Team at HMRC and is a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021 Chris Downing is Director for Accountants and Bookkeepers at Sage and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021 Lois Laughlin is Product Marketing Manager for Accountants and Bookkeepers at Sage and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021

Speakers: Verna Gellyear, HMRC; Chris Downing, Sage; Lois Laughlin, Sage

Schedule: 16 Jun 2021 10:30 - 11:10 BST

Overview

As a partner to more than one million businesses and 15,000 accountants in the UK, Sage has a reassuring history of reducing the complexity of compliance with education, support and innovative technology.

Sage is here to help you and your clients better understand the impact and the transition to Making Tax Digital for all business taxes with the least disruption in how you want to work.

Join experts from Sage and HMRC as they cover off the key information you need to know on Making Tax Digital for income tax and the plans you need to make in preparation for the changes ahead.

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  • Verna Gellvear, Making Tax Digital for Business | Customer Readiness and External Stakeholder Team, HMRC
  • Chris Downing, Director for Accountants and Bookkeepers, Sage
  • Lois Laughlin, Product Marketing Manager for Accountants and Bookkeepers, Sage
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Verna Gellvear works within the Customer Readiness and External Stakeholder Team at HMRC and is a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021
Verna Gellvear Customer Readiness and External Stakeholder Team, HMRC

Verna joined HMRC from DWP in 1998. She has held a number of compliance roles and spent a number of years investigating fraud involving organised crime and missing traders. She also worked as a Business Learning Manager for HMRC’s Tax Specialist Programme. Verna now leads on external stakeholder engagement for the Making Tax Digital Programme

Chris Downing is Director for Accountants and Bookkeepers at Sage and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021
Chris Downing Director for Accountants and Bookkeepers, Sage

Chris joined Sage having been a partner at a top 100 accountancy firm. He brings nearly 20 years’ hands on experience and strategic insight of the profession, coupled with an infectious enthusiasm in the adoption of technology and business intelligence to improve reporting and drive innovation in the SME sector.

Lois Laughlin is Product Marketing Manager for Accountants and Bookkeepers at Sage and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021
Lois Laughlin Product Marketing Manager for Accountants and Bookkeepers, Sage

Lois joined Sage in 2017 with more than 15 years’ experience in accountancy in industry and practice. She brings extensive knowledge of systems and processes in bookkeeping, payroll, final accounts and tax. As an accountancy market specialist with a passion for people she puts customers at the forefront of everything.

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