Professional Standards Committee
Professional Standards Committee is chaired by Karen Eckstein with Ray McCann as Deputy Chair.
Other Committee members are:
Charlotte Ali: Standards Officer
Heather Brehcist: Secretary to the Committee
Professional Standards Sub-groups:
Professional Rules and Practice Guidelines
Continuing Professional Development
Professional Conduct Practice Registration
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Standards for the Provision of Taxation Services
Other Committees/Groups which are represented by Professional Standards:
Anti-Money Laundering Supervisors' Forum (AMLSF) & Accountancy Affinity Group - The AMLSF is attended by all anti-money laundering supervisors as well as HM Treasury and the Serious Organised Crime Agency. It's aim is to discuss and agree consistency and best practice for anti-money laundering supervision.The Accountancy Affinity Group is a sub group consisting of accountancy based supervisors.
Confédération Fiscale Européenne (CFE) - The CFE was founded in 1959 and has 32 national organisations members from 24 European States. The CIOT is one of the United Kingdom representatives on the CFE (the Professional Standards representative sits on the Professional Affairs Committee). CFE's functions include safeguarding the professional interests of tax advisers,ensuring the quality of tax services provided by tax advisers, exchanging information about national tax laws in Europe.