Firm News | December 20, 2018

Need Help With Tax Enquiries?

You might be chosen for an enquiry due to the nature of your business, where you live, the property you rent out or perhaps because HMRC has decided to target your particular profession. However, a proportion of enquiry cases are selected completely at random. You can read our guide on HMRC Reviews and Enquiries here. … Continued

Business News | April 2, 2019

Apprenticeship ‘Starts’ Fall by a Quarter

The number of people starting apprenticeships has fallen by 26% since the Government’s reforms to the apprenticeship system, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO). In April 2017, the Department for Education (DfE) introduced several changes to the apprenticeships scheme, including a levy on large employers and a co-funding requirement from smaller … Continued

Tax News | May 1, 2019

HMRC Announces Delay to Probate Fee Increase

Changes to probate fees – due to take effect last month – have been delayed as Parliament wrangles to resolve the Brexit stalemate. Bereaved families currently pay a flat fee of up to £215 to obtain the grant of probate needed in England and Wales to administer estates worth more than £5,000. That system was … Continued

Charity News | March 25, 2019

BWM Spring Update Seminar – 30 April 2019

BWM Chartered Accountants are hosting a Free Charity Spring Update Seminar on Tuesday 30 April from 9am. Full details are provided here Timings: 9am to 12noon Venue: The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre, L1 3BT Complimentary breakfast pastries and drinks will be provided on arrival with a break for refreshments mid-morning. Booking is … Continued

Employer News | February 27, 2019

Automatic Enrolment Minimum Contributions Increase On 6 April 2019

Employer duties By law, the total minimum contributions your organisation must pay into its staff workplace pension schemes increase on 6 April 2019. You need to be ready for this increase, and make sure you’re set up to pay the correct amounts into staff pension schemes – so you comply with the law, and your … Continued

BWM Online News | May 1, 2019

First VAT-registered Businesses enter into Making Tax Digital

More than a million VAT-registered businesses have now been mandated into the Government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) programme, which came into force on 1 April 2019. Under the scheme, businesses that are registered for VAT with a turnover of more than £85,000 are required to keep digital records and submit their VAT returns using MTD-compatible … Continued

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