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About Us

About Us

Welcome to BWMacfarlane. We are one of the leading, independent chartered accountancy practices in Liverpool. At BWMacfarlane we provide a wide range of accountancy and business support services to organisations and individuals throughout the North of England and beyond. Our experienced and skilled partners and their teams are ready to support you with high quality, individual yet affordable services however complex your personal or business needs ...

Business rate changes from April 2017

Business rate changes from April 2017

Two changes to business rates are due to come into effect from 1 April 2017. Whether the changes will affect your business will depend on its location and size. Revaluation Revaluation adjusts the value of business rates to take into consideration changes...

Self-assessment reminder

Self-assessment reminder

Self-assessment reminder The deadline to submit your online tax return for 2015/16 is no later than midnight on 31 January 2017. Here are the 5 step guide necessary to complete self-assessment on time. 1.    Information you need You’ll need your most up to date...

Charity Compliance Update

Charity Compliance Update

The Charity Commission (for England & Wales) updated their CC15 charity reporting and accounting guidance (published 27 March 2015) last month. The latest update, in the form of CC15d, incorporates the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 provisions concerning the...

Free Pension Auto Enrolment seminar at Liverpool Marriott

Free Pension Auto Enrolment seminar at Liverpool Marriott

If you are an employer and have not yet taken action to comply with the pension auto enrolment legislation then this event is for you. It is critical for all employers to take timely action with pension auto enrolment. Recent headlines...

BWMacfarlane are now Platinum Partners of QuickBooks Online

BWMacfarlane are now Platinum Partners of QuickBooks Online

BWMacfarlane are delighted that we are now Platinum Partners of leading cloud accountancy provider QuickBooks Online. The Senior Leadership Team at QuickBooks owners Intuit have been impressed by our vision and technology adoption, saying “We are extremely excited to be working with BWMacfarlane and look forward to delivering on the success measures in partnership, and promoting them as a cloud leader!” As Platinum Partners of QuickBooks Online BWMacfarlane accountants are kept up to date with the latest software developments so that...

Now recruiting - Audit Senior

Now recruiting - Audit Senior

We are searching for a qualified ACA / ACCA Audit Senior to join our team, in a role with progression and career development potential. Managing a portfolio of varied clients from owner managed business to charities you will be responsible for leading the audit assignments and delivering to client deadlines. Alongside this you will be responsible for the preparation of statutory financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP, the preparation and submission of Corporation tax returns and will liaise with clients...

LiverCool Business Awards

LiverCool Business Awards

We’re delighted that BWMacfarlane Managing Partner, Peter Taaffe, has received several independent nominations and has been therefore shortlisted for ‘Financial Services Personality of the Year’ at the Downtown In Business #Livercool16 awards. The decision is based on votes received and then...

We are a finalist at the MIB Awards 2016!

We are a finalist at the MIB Awards 2016!

We are proud to have been shortlisted for ‘Professional Services Business of the Year’ at the MIB Awards this year. The MIB Awards were founded in 2013 by legal firm Morecrofts following the company celebrating 200 years of being an independent...

Our people

Led by Managing Partner, Peter Taaffe, our partners and senior managers have Top 4 or national accountancy firm experience, and we take pride in offering the same quality of service as you would expect from a large firm but with the flexibility and personal approach you would associate with a local firm.

Proud to win "Most Innovative Medium Sized Firm 2015" and "Best Customer Focused Business"