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This course covers one of the four units that make up the Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Bookkeeping & Accounting. An ideal course for those who are already proficient in bookkeeping and are looking to improve their skill set and aiming to provide a lucrative, additional service to current or prospective clients. This is a comprehensive course of study and, as you’ll see below, we leave nothing to chance with your exam preparation.

The ICB do not offer this as a standalone qualification and students must have completed, or plan to complete their Level 3 Bookkeeping & Accounting qualifications before attempting this course and examination.

Entry Requirements: ICB Level 3 bookkeeping & accounting Qualifications or exemptions with prior qualifications or experience.

Ideal Schools Will Provide:
  • Interest free payment option – NO credit checks or 3rd party finance
  • Our Price Promise
  • All Study Materials provided in HARD COPY
  • Online access to ALL training materials – study on the go!
  • 1 year tutorial support via phone, email & 24/7 support via private Facebook groups
  • Continuous Self Progress tests & Answers
  • 3 x tutor marked assignments
  • 2 x tutor marked MOCK exams
  • Examination revision workbook (60+ Q’s & A’s)
  • 2 x Official ICB Online Practice Papers (value = £36)
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • LIVE online SAT submission demonstration
  • Continued Career Support
  • Additional CPD Service Certification
Associated Exams: SAT
Exam Structure: 1 X Home Based Examination
Study Time: Approx 70-80 Hours

Other Level 4 Certificate Options To Consider: CPD Status (for those holding Associate Membership or higher): 30 hours structured & unstructured, meeting ICB annual suggested target
Exam Pass Gaurantee
Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)
Exam Pass Gaurantee
We Leave nothing to chance!
We will provide you with EVERY available mock exam to ensure you are EXAM READY. If purchased seperately these would cost £36 for this course option.
Our career support groups and our one-to-one mentoring services ensures you are supported well after your study is completed, helping you to be successful in your new career.

Add Exam Fees To Your Enrolment

Total exam fees for this course option are £110.

When it comes to paying for your exams you have two options

During online registration, select to switch to the option that incorporates the exam fees.
With this option, your exam fees are either added to your full payment or spread evenly throughout your interest free payment term. Selecting this option protects you against potential fee increases for the duration of your course enrolment period.

Pay as you go
As you complete each section of study you’ll be instructed to book your exams. If you have not pre-paid these you’d simply contact our admin team to pay and we’ll then place your exam order.
The choice is yours!

Monthly Payment Notice: We do not charge interest for monthly payments. To cover costs of additional security measures recently implemented in the banking system, there is a £1.50 charge added to each monthly payments to cover the cost of applying these measures in our systems.

Syllabus for ICB Level 4 Certificate - Self-Assessment Taxation Returns

Students studying this course, or who have already completed this course, can benefit from a LIVE online submission demonstration. This will ensure that you are FULLY prepared for that first client submission.

Topic 1 – Underpinning knowledge
  • Duties and Responsibilities of the Bookkeeper / Tax Agent
  • Explain what is meant by the terms: Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax
  • Explain the principles of taxation appropriate to individuals, Sole Traders and Partnerships
  • Identify the main sources of Income and reliefs for an individual
  • Identify the types of returns that may be completed 1.6 Identify sources of assistance
Topic 2 – Entering details of personal income onto a Self-Assessment Return (SATR)
  • Identify the main sources of personal income
  • Identify the various types of tax reliefs that can be claimed
  • Identify the elements of Employment Income and allowable expenses, and complete the relevant pages
  • Explain the types of Income from property and allowable expenditure and complete the relevant pages
Topic 3 – Entering details of business income and expenditure for unincorporated businesses onto the relevant returns
  • Identify the returns that need to be completed by sole traders and partners
  • Explain the principle of basis periods applicable to sole traders and partnerships
  • Explain the purpose of, and determine, adjusted trading profits for sole traders and partnerships
  • Explain the purpose of Capital Allowances (Equipment, Motor Vehicles and Other)
  • Identify trading losses for individuals and partnerships
  • Complete the partnership return and the relevant section of the self-assessment return
  • Complete the relevant sections of the self-assessment return
  • Explain the purpose of Simpler Income Tax for the Simplest Small Business and complete the Self-Assessment Return
Topic 4 – Chargeable gains
  • Explain the elements of capital gains tax
  • Apply relief’s deferrals and exemptions
  • Explain the treatment of gains and losses
Topic 5 – Calculating tax and National Insurance contributions due and filing returns
  • Determine taxable income and tax payable
  • Identify NI Contributions payable
  • Explain the procedure for payment and administration
Topic 6 – Foreign income and residence basis
  • Explain how to treat foreign income
  • Explain the criteria for residence and remittance
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Ready to start ICB Level 4 Certificate - Self-Assessment Taxation Returns?

Course Code: ICB1005
Course Fee: £260.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £110.00 (0% APR), followed by 4 monthly payments of £39.00
Exam Pass Gaurantee
Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)
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