Firm News | March 26, 2020

COVID – 19 Update 26/3/20

So, here’s another update, you’d think as this crisis went on that these updates would be easier to write, things would be becoming clearer.  Well, the mud is starting to clear as you will see below, but they certainly are no easier to write, simply because of the wealth of information coming in, much of … Continued

Business News | January 15, 2020

Quarter of Small Businesses in the UK Expect to go Bust by 2024

A quarter of small business owners in the UK believe their company will fold in the next four years, research has claimed. Late payments (54%), tax rates (44%) and cyber-attacks (27%) were the biggest concerns among the 500 owner-managers polled by cloud accounting software provider Xero. Other challenges included Brexit (44%), maintaining or boosting levels … Continued

Tax News | March 6, 2020

Structure and Buildings Allowance

Finance Act 2019 (s. 30) introduced a new Structural Buildings Allowance. Although this legislation has now been around for nearly 16 months (it was available from 29 October 2018), it remains an unfamiliar area. The Capital Allowances Act 2001 did not give any provision for relief to be claimed on the vast majority of structures … Continued

Charity News | January 15, 2020

Mayoral Inclusive Growth Fund Grant

Liverpool City Council (LCC) is offering a short-term grant for organisations across the city, for new* projects, that contribute towards the aims and priorities of the Inclusive Growth Plan. The project must: Tackle an underlying issue in your local community Benefit the wider community and not just support a single user group Make a real long … Continued

Employer News | March 1, 2020

Rollout of Off-Payroll Rules to the Private Sector Gets The Green Light

The Government is to press ahead with extending the off-payroll rules to the private sector next month, following the publication of a controversial report. From April 2020, every medium and large private-sector firm in the UK will become responsible for setting the tax status of any contractor they use, as is the case in the … 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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