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Take a tax break

02 February 2006 / Sarah Deeks
Issue: 4043 / Categories: Comment & Analysis
SARAH DEEKS suggests ways in which tax practitioners might usefully occupy their time in February and March.

WITH THE FRENZY to submit personal tax returns by the 31 January deadline over for another year February and March can be something of an anti-climax. So if you are browsing Taxation in between surreptitious games of solitaire read on. This article sets out a variety of ways to banish those post-tax return blues.

Have a holiday

You have probably been working hard throughout December and January burning the midnight oil to calculate your clients' tax liabilities and help them to avoid late submission penalties. If you have not taken a holiday recently now is the time to do so. At this time of year many tax practitioners are to be found on the ski slopes and in winter-sun resorts. For partners and staff alike it makes economic sense to take vacations when work is at its quietest. Personal tax staff could be encouraged to take...

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