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  1. July 11th 2024
    Property Tax advice
    Changes to Tax for Furnished Holiday Lettings from April 2025
  2. June 20th 2024
    Business, Corporate Tax, Accountancy auditing
    Understanding the Pros and Cons of the VAT Flat Rate Scheme
  3. June 6th 2024
    Business, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Payroll, Corporate Tax, Personal & family tax advice, Employers
    What are the Benefits of the HMRC App?
  4. May 22nd 2024
    Business, News, Payroll, Corporate Tax, Legal update, Employers
    Changes to Payrolling Benefits and P11D
  5. May 14th 2024
    Business, Corporate Tax, Accountancy auditing
    The pros and cons of doing business as a limited company vs sole trader
  6. May 10th 2024
    Business, News, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Accountancy auditing, Employers
    How to create an AI-powered internal search engine
  7. April 29th 2024
    Business, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Corporate Tax, Accountancy auditing
    The benefits of using FreeAgent as your small business accounting tool
  8. April 24th 2024
    Business, News, Corporate Tax, Accountancy auditing, Legal update, Employers
    Updated VAT road fuel scale charges from 1st May
  9. April 22nd 2024
    Business, News, Accountancy auditing, Legal update
    Importing and Exporting news and updates
  10. April 18th 2024
    Business, News, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    AI tools for everyday business tasks
  11. April 8th 2024
    Business, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Property Tax advice, Corporate Tax, Legal update
    MTD update for sole traders and landlords
  12. March 28th 2024
    News, Personal & family tax advice, Legal update
    Expansion of childcare support from April
  13. March 15th 2024
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Payroll, Employers
    Impact on payroll systems as a result of changes to Paternity Leave and Pay
  14. March 6th 2024
    Business, News, Property Tax advice, Corporate Tax, Personal & family tax advice, Employers, Inheritance tax
    LWA’s summary of the Spring Budget Tax Points for Businesses, Individuals and Property Owners
  15. February 27th 2024
    Business, Corporate Tax, Personal & family tax advice, Inheritance tax
    5th April tax planning tips for businesses and individuals
  16. February 13th 2024
    Business, News, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Accountancy auditing
    Navigating 2024 business trends and setting objectives
  17. January 31st 2024
    Business, News, Payroll, Legal update
    Holiday pay and entitlement reforms
  18. January 18th 2024
    Personal & family tax advice
    Personal and family tax planning advice for 2024
  19. December 29th 2023
    Business, News, Accountancy auditing
    New law requiring small companies to file profit and loss accounts
  20. December 14th 2023
    Business, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Accountancy auditing
    Streamlining your bill payments with Xero's latest feature
  21. November 30th 2023
    Corporate Tax, Accountancy auditing
    Updates on the tax treatment of LLPs
  22. November 22nd 2023
    Business, News, Corporate Tax, Personal & family tax advice
    LWA's summary of the Autumn Statement
  23. November 7th 2023
    News, Personal & family tax advice
    Watch out for the latest digital scams and fraud leading up to Black Friday & Christmas
  24. October 26th 2023
    Business, News, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Corporate Tax, Accountancy auditing
    How SME business owners can win the battle against admin overload
  25. October 15th 2023
    Business, Payroll, Corporate Tax
    Remember to use the trivial benefits exemption for your employee Christmas gifts - it's tax free!
  26. October 3rd 2023
    Business, News, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Corporate Tax
    Navigating Change: UK Customs Shift from CHIEF to CDS
  27. September 19th 2023
    News, Personal & family tax advice
    Proposed Changes to Income Tax on Inherited Pension Funds: What You Need to Know
  28. September 6th 2023
    Business, Corporate Tax, Personal & family tax advice
    Do I pay income tax for charging my electric company car?
  29. August 23rd 2023
    Business, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Accountancy auditing
    Balancing Business and Family with Xero and Dext
  30. August 1st 2023
    Property Tax advice
    Renters Reform Bill and a new Private Rented Sector Database
  31. July 19th 2023
    Business, News
    The latest business fraud and scams to be aware of
  32. June 14th 2023
    Business, News, Accountancy auditing
    HMRC new penalty points scheme and fines now effective
  33. May 31st 2023
    Business, Accountancy auditing
    How to Prepare for an Audit by your Accountant
  34. May 11th 2023
    Property Tax advice, Personal & family tax advice
    Changes to Capital Gains Tax on Residential Property Disposals
  35. April 30th 2023
    Personal & family tax advice
    How to reduce your Inheritance Tax bill
  36. April 18th 2023
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration, Business, News, Accountancy auditing
    Can AI chatbots do my accounts?
  37. March 21st 2023
    Business, Corporate Tax
    Changes to how business profits are taxed
  38. March 15th 2023
    Business, News, Payroll, Corporate Tax, Personal & family tax advice
    Summary of Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget Statement 2023
  39. February 20th 2023
    Business, Corporate Tax
    Corporation Tax increase and implications on Associated Companies
  40. February 13th 2023
    News
    Part-time Tax Assistant job vacancy at LWA
  41. February 7th 2023
    Personal & family tax advice
    Could the Marriage Allowance tax relief help your finances?
  42. January 20th 2023
    Business, Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    What are your 2023 Business Resolutions?
  43. January 10th 2023
    Corporate Tax
    HMRC delays MTD for Income Tax Self-Assessment for 2 years
  44. December 5th 2022
    Business
    Prepare for new penalty rules from 1st January
  45. November 29th 2022
    Payroll
    HMRC app updated for job candidates to help employers
  46. November 18th 2022
    News
    A Summary of the ‘Freezing’ Autumn Budget Statement
  47. October 26th 2022
    Business
    Changes to basis periods for self-employed workers
  48. October 12th 2022
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Bank re-authentication in Xero is getting easier
  49. September 22nd 2022
    Personal & family tax advice
    New Pensions Tax Relief for Low-Income Earners
  50. September 9th 2022
    Payroll
    Calculating Holiday Pay for Staff that Work Variable Hours or Regular Overtime
  51. August 30th 2022
    Corporate Tax, Property Tax advice
    Making Tax Digital for Income Tax - Businesses & Landlords
  52. August 17th 2022
    Personal & family tax advice, Property Tax advice
    Changes to Capital Gains Tax and Divorce
  53. July 12th 2022
    Corporate Tax
    MTD Update – New Guidance on Penalties and Other Sectors Required to Comply
  54. July 1st 2022
    Corporate Tax
    Tax-free Childcare Account subsidies to help cover costs
  55. June 15th 2022
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    How Can UK Businesses Tackle the Energy Crisis?
  56. June 1st 2022
    News
    LWA Accountants to Sponsor Innovation Category at Warrington Business Awards!
  57. May 19th 2022
    Business, Property Tax advice, Corporate Tax
    Green Business Rates Exemptions Brought Forward
  58. May 10th 2022
    Business
    Cyber Security – the financial risks to your business
  59. April 21st 2022
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Life in Year One of Trading for A Start-Up Business
  60. April 6th 2022
    Property Tax advice, Corporate Tax
    Tax implications of property letting
  61. March 24th 2022
    Business, News, Property Tax advice, Corporate Tax
    Summary of Rishi Sunak’s Spring 2022 Statement
  62. March 10th 2022
    Corporate Tax
    Upcoming Tax News That May Affect You, Your Business or Your Family
  63. February 21st 2022
    Corporate Tax
    Setting up a Personal Tax Account with HMRC
  64. February 10th 2022
    Corporate Tax
    Marriage: more than just a ring, it might entitle you to a tax break!
  65. January 20th 2022
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Business Budgeting & Planning for a Successful 2022
  66. January 6th 2022
    Corporate Tax
    Tax Return Submission & Payment Waivers Implemented by HMRC but Interest Still Chargeable
  67. December 21st 2021
    Corporate Tax
    Join the Thousands Tackling Their Tax Return to Beat the Deadline
  68. December 6th 2021
    Corporate Tax
    The tax reliefs and implications of giving gifts at Christmas
  69. November 22nd 2021
    Business
    How do I become a more eco-friendly business?
  70. November 10th 2021
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Use Dext to save HUGE amounts of time for your Business!
  71. October 27th 2021
    News
    A Summary of the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget
  72. October 19th 2021
    Corporate Tax
    New HMRC penalty structure coming into effect - Delayed until 1st January 2023
  73. October 4th 2021
    Payroll
    Final claims for the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme
  74. September 10th 2021
    Business
    R&D Tax Relief to Come Under Increased Scrutiny from HMRC
  75. August 20th 2021
    Business
    Temporary Extended Loss Relief for Companies
  76. August 5th 2021
    Corporate Tax
    Are you thinking of getting married this summer?
  77. July 20th 2021
    Newsletters
    Fifth and final self-employed income support grant to be paid from late July
  78. June 28th 2021
    Corporate Tax
    Avoid these P11D Pitfalls!
  79. June 17th 2021
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Get your invoices paid faster!
  80. June 11th 2021
    Business
    Have you ever searched “Accountants Near Me” in Google?
  81. June 2nd 2021
    Payroll
    Know Your Labour Supply Chain to Ensure Compliance with Off-Payroll IR35 Rules
  82. May 14th 2021
    Business
    As lockdown restrictions ease, be aware of an increase in fraud and scams
  83. April 29th 2021
    Corporate Tax
    Countdown to Making Tax Digital, Plus Be Aware of the New VAT Penalty Points System
  84. April 12th 2021
    Business
    Everything You Need to Know About the Super-Deduction & New Capital Allowances
  85. March 31st 2021
    News
    Leavitt Walmsley Associates Return as Official Sponsor for the 20/21 Ice Hockey Elite Series!
  86. March 19th 2021
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Receipt Bank is now Dext and LWA are here to help you get ready for Making Tax Digital!
  87. March 4th 2021
    News
    Summary of Rishi Sunak’s Spring 2021 Budget for LWA Clients
  88. March 1st 2021
    Property Tax advice
    Applying the Domestic Reverse Charge in Xero
  89. February 26th 2021
    Business
    Business Vehicles – First Year Allowance Changes effective April 2021
  90. February 14th 2021
    Corporate Tax
    Make this Valentine’s Day extra special with a break; The Marriage Allowance tax break!
  91. February 9th 2021
    Business, News
    What is a Commodity Code?
  92. February 1st 2021
    Newsletters
    Brexit – answers to the questions UK businesses are asking right now
  93. January 23rd 2021
    Newsletters
    LWA January 2021 newsletter
  94. January 22nd 2021
    Newsletters
    Get ready to opt-in to the new VAT payment scheme before 23rd February!
  95. January 18th 2021
    Newsletters
    Brexit update: new rules and government guidance
  96. January 6th 2021
    Newsletters
    Updated government coronavirus support for you and your business
  97. December 17th 2020
    Business, News, Payroll
    Important information for UK employers with EU workers
  98. December 2nd 2020
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    2020: The Year We All Learned the Importance of Cashflow
  99. November 13th 2020
    Newsletters
    An easy-to-follow checklist to help ensure your business is prepared for Brexit
  100. November 6th 2020
    Newsletters
    Government Coronavirus Support - the details for you and your business from the 5th November announcement
  101. October 20th 2020
    Newsletters
    Self-Assessment customers to benefit from enhanced payment plans
  102. October 15th 2020
    Corporate Tax
    IR35 Changes Explained to Help You Prepare Ahead of April 2021
  103. October 7th 2020
    Newsletters
    Everything you need to know about the government’s Kickstart scheme
  104. October 1st 2020
    Property Tax advice
    Are you prepared for the reverse charge VAT coming into effect for the building and construction industry?
  105. September 24th 2020
    Newsletters
    Here’s what the Winter Economy Plan means for you and your business
  106. September 23rd 2020
    Newsletters
    Make the most of Government funding support before it’s too late, including the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Bonus
  107. September 18th 2020
    Newsletters
    LWA September 2020 Newsletter - New Covid support funding announced for businesses
  108. September 9th 2020
    Property Tax advice
    How the Domestic Reverse Charge VAT postponement could affect your cashflow
  109. August 20th 2020
    Newsletters
    LWA August 2020 Summer Newsletter
  110. August 10th 2020
    Newsletters
    Furlough fraud – avoiding investigation for genuine claims
  111. July 31st 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus fraud in its many forms – how to protect yourself
  112. July 22nd 2020
    Newsletters
    HMRC Supports Taxpayers with Easier ‘Time to Pay’ access
  113. July 9th 2020
    Newsletters
    All the information you need from the Government's Summer Economic Update
  114. July 7th 2020
    Property Tax advice
    Now in Force: 30-Day Deadline to Pay Capital Gains Tax on Residential Property Disposals
  115. June 22nd 2020
    Newsletters
    Further changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme & Self-Employment Income Support Scheme
  116. June 19th 2020
    Property Tax advice
    Announcement from HMRC on VAT Reverse Charge Postponement
  117. June 8th 2020
    Payroll
    The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Payroll
  118. June 1st 2020
    Newsletters
    Government update on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme & Self-Employment Income Support Scheme
  119. May 22nd 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus - New funding announced by the Government and Trafford Borough Council - do you qualify?
  120. May 20th 2020
    Newsletters
    Managing debt and understanding Debt Relief rules when it comes to Covid-19
  121. May 12th 2020
    Newsletters
    Job Retention Scheme extended until October, plus, important information for Self-employed workers
  122. May 5th 2020
    Newsletters
    Further information on Covid-19 financial support if you're self-employed
  123. April 29th 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus – New 100% Government backed loan scheme announced
  124. April 27th 2020
    Newsletters
    Protect yourself from Coronavirus cybercrime and fraud
  125. April 20th 2020
    Newsletters
    COVID-19 EMPLOYER INFORMATION AND ADVICE FOR CLIENTS FROM TWYFORD HR
  126. April 15th 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended to include more employees
  127. April 9th 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus - more on who you can furlough, plus a furlough claim calculator
  128. April 6th 2020
    Payroll
    Employment Allowance changes from April 2020
  129. April 2nd 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus - further details on Government support
  130. March 30th 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus - summary of Government funding
  131. March 27th 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus - Employer HR support update by Twyford HR
  132. March 26th 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus - All the information you need if you're self-employed, plus be aware of scammers
  133. March 25th 2020
    Newsletters
    Latest Coronavirus business & personal finance update from the LWA team
  134. March 20th 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus personal finance update from the LWA team
  135. March 18th 2020
    Newsletters
    Coronavirus business support update from the LWA team
  136. March 11th 2020
    News
    2020 Spring Budget – The Key Points for LWA Clients
  137. March 9th 2020
    Property Tax advice
    Do you know about imminent Capital Gains Tax changes on Residential Property Sales?
  138. February 26th 2020
    News
    Don’t get caught out by courier fraud
  139. January 29th 2020
    Business
    New VAT Zero Rating For Digital Publications
  140. January 10th 2020
    Corporate Tax
    A record number of festive period tax returns filed! No excuses – don’t be late!
  141. December 12th 2019
    Corporate Tax
    Tax tips from LWA to help ensure you have a good Christmas break!
  142. November 27th 2019
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    GOLD! Always believe in your……Accountants! LWA are now Xero and Receipt Bank Gold Accredited Partners.
  143. November 14th 2019
    Business
    Company car tax rates are changing. Do you stand to benefit?
  144. October 16th 2019
    Business
    What are considered deductible and non-deductible expenses for business?
  145. September 25th 2019
    Newsletters
    Brexit Is, Well Maybe, Probably, Almost Definitely Happening; Here’s What Your Business Needs to Do to Prepare
  146. September 10th 2019
    Property Tax advice
    Urgent Announcement from HMRC on Reverse Charge Postponement
  147. August 20th 2019
    Property Tax advice
    Top Tips & Tax Implications for Property Developers, Investors & Landlords
  148. July 29th 2019
    Payroll
    Are You Aware of the New Ruling on Overtime and Holiday Pay?
  149. July 24th 2019
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Receipt Bank is the Invoice Admin Solution for your Business
  150. June 20th 2019
    Newsletters
    What will a No-Deal Brexit mean for businesses?
  151. June 11th 2019
    Property Tax advice
    Guidance to help you prepare for the 1st October 2019 Domestic Reverse Charge VAT rules
  152. May 29th 2019
    Property Tax advice
    Changes to Private Residence Relief affecting Income from Property
  153. April 10th 2019
    Business
    Changes to VAT on Advance Payments
  154. March 28th 2019
    Business
    Top tips for tax planning before the financial year end 2018/19
  155. March 14th 2019
    Business
    The Spring Statement 2019 - Less Business More Personal
  156. March 7th 2019
    Business
    Payroll updates from April 2019 for employers and employees
  157. February 14th 2019
    Business
    The latest updates on IR35 tax reforms in 2019
  158. January 28th 2019
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Working with Gold Accredited Xero Partnered accountants and why it matters
  159. January 10th 2019
    Business
    11,000 tax returns filed over Christmas!
  160. December 18th 2018
    Newsletters
    December Newsletter
  161. December 14th 2018
    Business
    2019 VAT rules changes for the building and construction industry
  162. November 30th 2018
    Newsletters
    November Newsletter
  163. November 22nd 2018
    Cloud Accounting & AI Integration
    Backing up on Xero - to do or not to do
  164. November 14th 2018
    Business
    Residential property changes that UK homeowners and landlords need to know about
  165. October 31st 2018
    Newsletters
    October Newsletter