ICAS tax conference 21 May 2015 in Edinburgh- discounted academic rate

April 23, 2015   |   by admin


The ICAS tax conference – The challenge of change 

Date:                21 May 2015

Time:               9am for a 9.30am start, concluding by 5pm, followed by an evening drinks reception

Location:          Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

Event details

A must attend conference that takes a strategic look at tax. A conference with a difference where we want delegates to be involved in the debate; a conference that is thought provoking; one that looks at high level issues and provides the opportunity to network with experts and peers.

The agenda takes a strategic look at tax and covers the following topics:

  • Constitutional change and tax devolution – reflections on the Smith Commission
  • Tax challenges for the new Government
  • The Irish experience in working across tax systems
  • What is acceptable tax planning now?
  • The tax avoidance debate
  • The new pensions regime
  • Changing employment practices
  • The changing role of the family tax adviser

Chaired by Margaret Khnichich CA, Head of Tax at EY, the conference boasts a strong line-up of speakers:

  • Lord Smith of Kelvin KT
  • Paul Johnson, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
  • Elspeth Orcharton CA, ICAS
  • Brian Keegan, Chartered Accountants Ireland
  • David Small, Arnot Manderson Advocates
  • Richard Britten, Johnston Carmichael LLP
  • Jamie Jenkins, Standard Life plc
  • John Cairns CA, French Duncan LLP
  • Ewan Henderson CA, William Grant & Sons


CAPS Members £125 + VAT

Members £160 + VAT

Academics £160 + VAT

Non Members £195 + VAT

For further details see the ICAS website.

To register to attend the conference please email memberengagement@icas.org.uk and quote academic.


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