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ASSIA AND AUGUSTINE FEEDBACK !

ASSIA AND AUGUSTINE FEEDBACK !

Following the Advanced Tax exam, both Assia and Augustine were reasonably happy. They could attempt all 4 questions and there were no nasty surprises.As Assia said ‘80% of the topics covered in the QBD came up in the exam’. In fact, considering the revision course as...

Shakira Accused Of Tax Evasion In Spain !

Shakira Accused Of Tax Evasion In Spain !

When Columbian-born pop superstar Shakira started a romantic relationship with Gerald Pique of Barcelona she underestimated the persistence of the Spanish tax authorities. Shakira’s legal team suggested that she did not live anywhere in particular and described her as...

Be Your Own Hero !

Be Your Own Hero !

Maham and Niran saved the best for last and after passing their Advanced Tax exams , they have both qualified. They took me out for a celebratory dinner to say thanks for my support! They both met in University where they studied Accounting and Finance. They had...

Exams Went Badly And Need A Bit Of Inspiration?

Exams Went Badly And Need A Bit Of Inspiration?

Many students might be discouraged as their exams did not go well. Circumstances and events such as technical problems can seem be to conspiring against us and it feels easy to quit. The important thing is to keep going. Treat every day as a fresh start. Instead of...

Time Pressured Exam/ Technical Content -Sammy’s Feedback

Time Pressured Exam/ Technical Content -Sammy’s Feedback

Following the Advanced Tax exam yesterday, I will be sharing some useful feedback from actual students who sat the exam.It is important to understand that this is a technical time pressured exam and unlike some other ACCA papers where you have more time, in Advanced...

What Came Up In Advanced Tax June 2022 ?

What Came Up In Advanced Tax June 2022 ?

I can’t stop smiling! We had a great ACCA Advanced Tax exam today. Smashed it.I must confess that I never sleep well on the night before the exam as I always feel anxious for my students.We covered everything featured in the exam in our Kaplan revision and...

Meeting Crystelle ( Great British Bake Off Finalist ) !

Meeting Crystelle ( Great British Bake Off Finalist ) !

Over the Jubilee Bank Holiday, I was on my way to lecture on an Advanced Tax course and met Crystelle (Great British Bake-Off Finalist) and her Mum on their way to a garden party. They were shocked to hear I was lecturing on a bank holiday, but I explained to them...

Good Luck Tomorrow!

Good Luck Tomorrow!

Hi Everyone -hope your final revision is going well. The important thing is repetition and learning the mnemonics and memory joggers.In terms of the final few hours, I recommend you do the following and in true tax tradition, I have made up a mnemonic for you to use...

Residency Rules & Temporary Non Residents

Residency Rules & Temporary Non Residents

One area I expect will feature in tomorrow’s Advanced Tax exam is overseas aspects for individuals. You need to learn the automatic residency statutory tests Automatically non resident if in the UK for less than 16 days (leavers), less than 46 days (arrivers) or less...

Free Inspirational Webinar To Cope With Failure !

Free Inspirational Webinar To Cope With Failure !

Many days we can get discouraged by our lack of progress. Circumstances and events can seem be to conspiring against us and it feels easy to quit. The important thing is to keep going. Treat every day as a fresh start. Instead of looking at disappointments as a burden...

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