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Which body to use!


Hi there.
I am new to this forum so hope I am posting in the right place.
I am a qualified accountant but had some interest from local people in my area to do their bookkeeping. I wouldnt want to do anything more without a practicing certificate from my accounting body so not going down that road.

my question is, what bookkeeping body do people use? I thought there was only one (IAB) and I will be able to avoid doing any exams with them due to my accounting exemptions having done those recently. They also cover the licence which means I can avoid having to pay HMRC for MLO (I think i heard that)

does anyone have any experience with other bodies? Sorry if I sound naive. I know bookkeeping but not the bodies as that isnt something I looked into properly until recently and would be nice to get some advice.

thank you.



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Hi Alia, welcome to the forum.

The other bookkeeping bodies I know of are ICB and AATQB



-- Edited by Leger on Wednesday 26th of May 2021 12:34:13 PM

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Hi Alia,

You are correct in that the IAB can also act as your supervisor for AML if you have your practising cert with them.



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