Firm News | September 2, 2019

BWM are now Elite Members of QuickBooks Online

BWM are delighted to announce that we are now Elite Members of leading cloud accountancy provider QuickBooks Online. This is the new highest tier! As Elite Members of QuickBooks Online BWM accountants are kept up to date with the latest software developments so that they in turn can help their clients get the most out of … 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 | September 2, 2019

Treasury to Review Tapered Annual Allowance as Dispute Rumbles on

The Treasury has announced it will review the tapered annual allowance for pensions, following calls to abolish it. The amount of pension contributions that can be made tax-free in 2019/20 stands at £40,000 in most cases, but this is restricted for higher earners by the tapered annual allowance. The taper applies to people with a … Continued

Charity News | September 17, 2019

BWM Charity Autumn Update Seminar – 2 October 2019

BWM Chartered Accountants are hosting a Free Charity Autumn Update Seminar on Wednesday 2 October 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 … Continued

Employer News | October 2, 2019

Small Employers Risk Losing the Employment Allowance in 2020

Plans to remove the employment allowance for large employers from April 2020 could impact on smaller firms. This allowance provides employers with a reduction to their national insurance contributions (NICs) bill of up to £3,000. Employers that claim the allowance can carry it forward from one tax year to the next, but that will stop … 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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