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Over 600 businesses caught out by minimum wage rules

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Pre-Christmas update for the hospitality industry

Whilst you would be forgiven for thinking that Government has fallen into paralysis on everything apart from Brexit, the last few days have seen a raft of announcements regarding the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the “Good Work Plan” which ...

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Xero gold standard for WMT

WMT is a member of Xero cloud accounting’s Partner Programme and are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Xero gold status. But what does that mean for you? With the April 2019 deadline for Making Tax Digital (MTD) looming, we’ve talked a lot r...

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Autumn Budget 2018 – how will it affect you?

Philip Hammond’s final budget before the UK leaves the European Union delivered the largest “fiscal loosening” (extra public spending without matching tax rises) since 2010. There were giveaways amongst the tax changes as well, with the personal allowan...

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Autumn Budget – 2018 headlines

In his final budget before the UK leaves the EU, the Chancellor’s speech painted a positive picture of the UK economy. Demonstrating his ‘austerity is coming to an end’ message with several spending announcements ahead of departmental reviews, he was keen ...

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Are you VAT registered and ready for Making Tax Digital (MTD)

Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD VAT) comes into force in April 2019. If your business is VAT registered, you need to take some steps now to make sure you’re ready to submit your VAT returns digitally. Here are some important questions you need ...

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New Corporate Tax Director for WMT

Victoria Nicoll has joined WMT Chartered Accountants as Corporate Tax Director. She will work with companies and owner-managers to achieve the best tax outcomes available for their business and their personal wealth. Bringing a wealth of experience gained fro...

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Time for a fresh look at tax efficient profit extraction?

For owner managed businesses (OMBs) operating as a limited company, taking dividends has long been a popular method of extracting business profits. On 6 April 2018, the annual tax-free dividend allowance reduced from £5,000 to £2,000. This change could tip the...

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SA Law invites local businesses to their Frisbee fundraiser

30 members of staff from SA Law are running the St Albans 5K or half marathon on 10th June as part of the SA Law Corporate Challenge. This is in aid of Read More

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WMT are moving!

After five happy years at 45 Grosvenor Road, we’re moving to new premises in St Albans, to accommodate our ever-expanding team. Our new offices are fantastically well situated, right next to St Albans City railway station, at Verulam Point. This makes it ea...

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