Webinars

Professional Services Webinars

Our Professional Services Team host an annual programme of tax webinars to bring you the latest in tax developments relevant for professional services firms.

Chaired by Anna Jarrold, Head of Professional Services Tax, each webinar focuses on a specific area of tax, and topics range from international tax issues such as Transfer Pricing and BEPS to employment tax updates and local tax compliance. We also provide tax updates from specific country territories where a number of professional services firms operate.

Upcoming 2021 webinars

9 December 2021 – 09:00
BDO Webinar: US taxes: Changes following the Biden presidency

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For more information on future dates and to register your interest in attending one of our online webinars please contact Jade Dean – [email protected].

Past Webinars

21 October 2021 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series : Employment Taxes

In this session we covered the latest hot topics in the arena of employment tax for professional services firms including IR35, the Health and Social care Levy, overseas displaced employees and the meaning of 'by reason of employment' derived from a recent tax case 'HMRC v Vermilion' in respect of employment related securities. We also covered global mobility issues with the growing number of individuals working remotely overseas.

19 August 2021 - BDO Webinar: International expansion: Key considerations

In this webinar our tax BDO's Professional Services tax experts discussed the key issues professional services firms should consider when expanding internationally, including structuring options and withholding tax issues.

15 June 2021 – BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series: An update on UK and international VAT

In this webinar, we covered a wide range of topics, including Making Tax Digital, compensation payments, COVID-19 VAT reliefs and changes to late filing/payment penalties.

20 April 2021 – BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series: Post-Budget update – what is the impact for your firm?

In this webinar, we focused on the commercial and tax developments for professional services firms following Rishi Sunak’s Budget on 3 March and the tax consultations announced on the 23 March 2021.

24 February 2021 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series: Post-Brexit and mid pandemic trading

In this webinar, we focused on tax developments and issues such as Expatriate, DAC6 and VAT changes for professional services firms following the EU/UK trade agreement.


 

3 December 2020 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar: VAT Update

In this webinar we provided an update on UK and international VAT. Our guest speaker, Ishvinder Bedi, covered a wide range of topical areas including the impact of Brexit on VAT, Making Tax Digital for VAT and COVID-19 VAT Deferrals.


 

5 November 2020 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series: US Taxes

While we awaited the result of the US Election 2020, in this webinar we discussed an overview of the two presidential candidates' proposed tax plans and how this could impact individuals and businesses.

27 August 2020 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series: Strategy & Governance

In this webinar we provided an update on strategic matters for professional services firms. We discussed a range of topics including Risk, Cyber, Governance and Corporate Criminal Offences (CCO).  

4 June 2020 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series: Employment Tax Updates 

In this webinar we provided an update on employment tax issues. We discussed current domestic and expatriate employment issues, including IR35, international mobility restrictions and share incentive plans. Our speakers also gave some analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on professional services firms.

 

13 May 2020 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar: UK Taxes Update

In this webinar, we covered key UK tax and commercial updates, including key highlights from the Budget, DAC 6, Financing, R&D claims, the use of flexible workspace and our speakers gave some analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on professional services firms.

20 February 2020 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series: Irish Update 

In this webinar our guest speaker Eddie Doyle, Partner, BDO Ireland, provided an update on current and future tax developments and the structures we see UK headquartered professional services firms operating in Ireland, as well as the new Irish LLP. Ireland is a territory where we are seeing growth among many professional service firms and we also explore the impact of Brexit.

 

4 December 2019 - BDO Professional Services Tax Webinar Series: VAT Update

In this webinar, we were joined by our guest speaker, Ishvinder Bedi, an Associate Director in our Indirect Tax team, to discuss VAT for professional services firms in detail. The recording provides an update on indirect tax compliance matters such as Making Tax Digital as well technical matters such as disbursements, VAT grouping and the potential impact of Brexit.


27 February 2019 - BDO Webinar: China Taxes

In this webinar, we were joined by our guest speaker, Rebecca Chen and Grace Wu, International Tax Directors, to provide an update on taxation for professional services firms operating in China. We cover recent tax developments in China and discuss the structures UK headquartered professional services firms are operating in China, and their associated impact on partner taxes.

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