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snez New MemberRegistered Posts: 5
I started in Practice in January, and have my first Self Assessment client. I have asked their previous accountant for some Capital Allowance bf figures. Could someone just confirm if they should be charging for this ? Am I nieve in thinking that this will be provided for free ?



  • Monsoon
    Monsoon Font Of All Knowledge FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 4,071
    They should not make a charge for this. Standard practice is to do it for free.
    ICAEW etc expressly forbid it.

    If the outgoing accountant is not a member of a professional body, he can charge what he likes.
  • snez
    snez New Member Registered Posts: 5
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