This session explains how VAT affects local councils, with practical exercises to help develop your understanding and is suitable for Clerks, Finance Officers, councillors on finance committees and councillors who wish to develop their knowledge in this area.
Essential for any council contemplating major building projects.
|Event date||Tue 26 Mar 2019 9:30 am|
|Event Ends||Tue 26 Mar 2019 1:00 pm|
|Registration closes||Wed 20 Mar 2019 8:00 am|
|Notes||£30 to member councils|
|Location||Burton Green Village Hall|
|9.00 am - 9.30 am||
|9.30 am - 1.30 pm||
This session explains how VAT affects local councils, with practical exercises to help develop your understanding. Topics include:
By the end of this session you will:
|You will earn||
2 CPD Points
by attending this course
£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils
£60.00 per delegate for non-member councils these fees are low compared with other county associations and training providers
|Help with Delegate’s Fees||
WALC will subsidise member councils
Members with a budgeted income up to £15,000 will get half price for all delegates
PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE THE AGREEMENT OF YOUR COUNCIL TO PAY THE COURSE FEE
Any delegate cancellations
must be received in writing 7 days before the event for a full refund of the fee. Substitute delegate(s) may be named at any time up to the event.
|Terms and Conditions of Registration||
Parking is available at the venue
Steve is a former Town Clerk and an accountant with 30 years’ experience in public and voluntary sector finance. He now specialises in delivering training and advice on VAT and finance matters for the local council sector.
Steve is an accountant with over 30 years of local government finance experience at county, district and town councils, serving as Town Clerk for Alton in Hampshire from 2001 to 2015. He has also worked for the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC), a national charity and the (now disbanded) Audit Commission.
Steve was Chairman of the Joint Panel on Accounting Guidance (JPAG), which produces guidance for smaller authorities, from 2013 to 2017 and he is widely recognised for his knowledge of local council finance and VAT.
A Fellow Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) since 1996, Steve has been involved in financial training for over 20 years. He became an AAT Licensed Accountant and started his own accountancy practice in 2015.
The Parkinson Partnership LLP provides specialist advice on VAT and other financial matters for parish, town and community councils in England and Wales. We offer friendly, practical advice, affordable consultancy and bespoke training for staff and councillors. We have advised more than 80 clients since 2015, including several multi-million pound projects.
We also provide quality financial training in more than twenty county areas, usually through county associations of local councils. Our accountants are a former Town Clerk and a serving councillor who is a former VAT inspector - we understand local councils.