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. We at BWM have considerable expertise in defending clients under enquiry … Continued

Business News | December 14, 2018

Brexit Guidance From HMRC

New HMRC guidance on a no-deal Brexit has outlined steps British businesses need to take right now if they are importing or exporting goods. According to this HMRC guidance, there are three steps UK businesses need to take now: Register for a UK Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number.  Businesses will need an EORI … Continued

Tax News | December 24, 2018

Genuine HMRC contact and recognising phishing emails and texts

HMRC have warned about a sophisticated new scam where fraudsters, posing as the taxman, demand you pay back tax or face punitive fines. They are using the busy Christmas period when many people are also mindful of the coming 31 January self-assessment deadline coming to scam unsuspecting people into handing over thousands of pounds. HMRC … Continued

Charity News | November 21, 2018

Charity Commission Guidance on Changing Your Charity’s Financial Year

New guidance was published on 12 November 2018 regarding how to change a charity’s accounting reference date (or accounting year end as it it’s more commonly known). The guidance differentiates between Rules for charities that are not companies and Rules for charities that are companies Rules for charities that are not companies If your charity … Continued

Employer News | January 8, 2019

Businesses Getting to Grips with Apprenticeship Levy

Businesses are finally beginning to understand the apprenticeship levy, after previously voicing serious concerns over its complexity and lack of flexibility. The apprenticeship levy took effect on 6 April 2017 and means businesses with an annual pay bill of more than £3 million must pay the levy towards apprenticeship funding. It is charged at 0.5% … Continued

BWM Online News | January 10, 2019

Making Tax Digital for VAT: Partnerships and Flat Rate Scheme Can Join Pilot

Partnerships and those on the flat rate scheme for small businesses can now sign up to join the Making Tax Digital for VAT pilot. The move means that sole traders, partnerships or those that currently submit the VAT Return for a limited company are now in scope for the pilot, provided they use a standard … Continued

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