An individual with assets at their disposal may be prepared to make absolute gifts of those assets to relatives or friends, as steps towards inheritance tax (IHT) planning. Whilst a direct gift has the benefits of simplicity, there are a number of reasons why an individual may not wish to make outright gifts, such as loss of control, the age or personal/financial circumstances ...

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Stay up to date with the latest tax and accounting news prepared by Ward Williams. Read our latest newsletter here: Ward Williams Newsletter June 2019 To receive our latest copy of our news please email sarena.harwood@wardwilliams.co.uk or sign up on our website. We have also prepared newsletters specific to Charities, Solicitors & Property Investment & Development. ...

HMRC has published a list of businesses that have not met their obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations. As a supervisor of the Money Laundering Regulations HMRC has a duty to publish details of businesses that have been penalised for not complying with the regulations. HMRC advises that it considers cases individually to decide whether to publish details in full, ...

Our Charity News includes useful guidance on reserves, risk including cyber breaches and the first digital code of practice. We also consider the impact of conflicts of interest, related parties and non-charitable connections and other pertinent issues giving you the inside track on the sector's current hot topics and latest guidance. Read our latest newsletter here: http://bi ...

HMRC has warned young people in the UK to 'stay vigilant' in order to avoid falling victim to 'Springtime' tax refund scams. Criminals often target young individuals or the elderly as these groups of people are likely to be less familiar with the UK tax system. During the months of April and May, criminals often bombard taxpayers with tax refund scams at the same time as genui ...

Ward Williams have a couple of exciting apprentice and general positions available to join Ward Williams Chartered Accountants & Ward Williams HR. Visit our Recruitment page or Apprentice page to view open positions. Current apprenticeships available: Current recruitment roles available: If there is no suitable position available but you would like to register your inter ...

Ward Williams exhibited at The Property Investor & Homebuyer show on 12th-13th April 2019 at stand 72. The show is the UK's premier property expo that is the “MUST ATTEND” event for anyone serious about making money from property investment. The show was the ideal place for networking, obtaining reliable and up to date property market information and, of course, property ...

This service complements the accountancy department and is managed by Cathy Dilena.  Cathy and her team provide an efficient service using dedicated company secretarial software which provides for the maintenance of statutory registers.    The department assists with regular compliance filings for example, the amendment to a registered office, completion of confirmation state ...

With the end of the tax year looming there is still time to save tax for 2018/19. Make full use of your ISA allowance - ISAs can offer a useful tax free way to save, whether this is for your children's future, a first home or another purpose. Individuals may invest up to a limit of £20,000 for the 2018/19 tax year. Savers have until 5 April 2019 to make their 2018/19 ISA inv ...

Stay up to date with the latest tax and accounting news prepared by Ward Williams. Read our latest newsletter here: Ward Williams Newsletter March 2019 To receive our latest copy of our news please email sarena.harwood@wardwilliams.co.uk or sign up on our website. We have also prepared newsletters specific to Charities Solicitors & Property Investment & Development. ...