The Tax Take

Much of the routine work of accountants and tax advisers will soon be done by technology, but this just means they will need a different way of working in the future

12th August, 2018

This analysis suggests the outlook is particularly grim for people in the accountancy profession. It’s even worse for those specialising in doing people’s tax returns, where the suggestion is that this kind of work will be almost entirely replaced by automation. Of course such predictions can be wrong. A greater possibility is that they may also miss the evolving nature of professional work. For example, there aren’t nearly as many fax machine installers now as...

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