Author Archives: wlca

No Deal Brexit

Impact of No Deal Brexit

With the prospect of a no deal Brexit now more likely, every UK business needs to understand the impact of leaving the EU without a deal in place at 11pm on 29th March. If your business has exposure to any … Read More

Pension Plan

Why it makes sense to pay a pension out of your Limited company

If you are the director of a limited company there can be tax advantages of making pension contributions directly from the company rather than personally. For directors that can take a mix of salary and dividends from their limited company, … Read More


Budget 2018 – Key Points

The Autumn Budget 2018 was heralded by the government as the end of austerity. With less than six months to go until Brexit, borrowing still increasing and the terms of a deal still not reached that is an ambitious statement.  However … Read More

Digital business tools

The Digital Practice – building a modern accountancy firm

Looking forward to speaking at the Southport ICAEW Members’ Forum on “The Digital Practice – building a modern accountancy firm” on 12 September. It’s going to be a great session, so if your interested in coming along please book using … Read More

tax efficient life insurance

Reduce your corporation tax bill with tax efficient life assurance

While most turn to contracting for the benefits it brings like flexibility in working hours, high day rates and income, it’s also true that Contractors lose out on a lot of the benefits that being ‘traditionally employed’ offers. Benefits like … Read More

Hand Picked

We are now a Handpicked Accountant

Helping business owners and directors connect with accountancy firms in the Ormskirk area, Handpicked Accountants is an initiative championed by Begbies Traynor Group plc, giving businesses the confidence to choose an accountant they trust to deliver an exceptional service. Handpicked … Read More

MTD Penalties: points based

What do points mean under MTD?  Penalties! It’s enough to have even given Brucie a headache!! HMRC are changing how the current penalty regime works and introducing a points based system of late filing penalties. This is expected to come … Read More

Ormskirk Accountant

Looking for an accountant in Ormskirk? If you are looking for an accountant in Ormskirk then you’ve come to the right place!! West Lancs Chartered Accountants cover clients in Ormskirk, Lancashire and wider afield.  We’ve been operating since 2013 and moved … Read More

Do I need a Chartered Accountant?

Who needs a Chartered Accountant? Mega corporations? Millionaires? Yes, they all need Chartered accountants. But so do normal people. For every Chartered Accountant who specialises in the affairs of the very rich, there are dozens who deal with the tax … Read More

Cost of an accountant

How much do small business accountants cost? How much an accountant charges for a small business accountant is a million dollar question!! Google it or look on other accountants websites and you’d have more luck searching for the Holy Grail … Read More

All about Us

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Tax Refund Scam Hacker

Tax Refund Scam HMRC Warning

HMRC has issued a warning to taxpayers regarding the latest tax refund scam. These scams are targeting individuals via email and SMS messages #wlca #HMRC #fraud HMRC is currently processing genuine tax refunds for the 2017/18 tax year and the … Read More

Book a Meeting

Booking Tool

Our Online Booking Tool Some accountants are hard to get hold of.  Not us.  Our calendars are online and you can book using the link below

There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey

John Ruskin
Capitalise Access to Finance

Partnership with Capitalise

We are excited to announce our partnership with Capitalise, the innovative funding platform for SMEs. This means we can better support our clients at all stages of the funding process and ensure they get access to the right capital at … Read More