Thursday 17th September 2020
10.00 am - 1.00 pm- this Webinar will be delivered using Zoom Web Conferencing
Speaker: Darren Whelan
SRA Competence D
Who is it for?
Those in legal practice or management, providing guidance and practical advice about key aspects of VAT compliance including treatment of disbursements.
What will you gain?
• Confidence that you are prepared for a VAT inspection
• Assertion that your accounting procedures are in order and are correct from a compliance perspective
• Information to ensure you are fully compliant and up to date in accordance with the VAT Act 1994
What will it cover?
• Types of supply
• Time of Supply and Tax Points
• VAT rate change
• Accounting for VAT
• Reverse Charge
• Bad Debt Relief
• When to Account for VAT
• How to Correct Errors
• Disbursement -v- Recharge
• Place of Supply
• VAT Invoices/Bills etc
Speaker: Darren Whelan, Director of Education and Development, Institute of Legal Finance and Management
Darren has been a member of the ILFM since 2002 and has sat on the ILFM Executive Council since 2011 becoming Chair in 2018. During that time, Darren has been subject to many external audits including SRA, VAT, PAYE and has successfully defended many ILFM members during VAT inspections. Darren is also the author and trainer of the ILFM’s VAT for Legal Accounting workshop which offers guidance and practical advice about key aspects of VAT compliance, including the treatment of disbursements and recharges. Darren is also co-author and trainer for ILFM SRA Accounts Rules workshop and has recently co-written “VAT for Legal Professionals”, a publication about VAT and the practicalities within legal practice. Darren is also one of the examiners for the Institute.
Darren is a regular commentator on legal finance, compliance and change management topics. He writes regularly for the Institute’s magazine, Legal Abacus and is a regular contributor for ILFMConnect, the ILFM’s online forum. He is also regular speaker for many local Law Societies.
Darren is massively passionate about training and education, originally wanting to teach music, a passion still very much close to his heart. To relax and unwind, Darren plays trumpet, piano and sings - he likes to refer to himself as ‘poor mans Gary Barlow’! He also likes a beer!
DASLS Members/Affiliates/Associates: £120.00 + VAT (£144.00)
Non-members: £150.00 + VAT (£180.00)
We will provide a VAT invoice for payment. (BACS payment preferred)