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MTD is starting to take shape

MTD is starting to take shape – at least for VAT registered businesses.

24.10.17
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The importance of keeping wills and intergenerational planning up to date

In a world where legislation is changing at an alarming rate, we are seeing an increasing number of clients coming to us, who are facing significant problems and/or financial loss due to ineffective or out of date death planning.

06.10.17
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Why equity release mortgages are not all bad

Although the usual drivers for taking out an equity release mortgage have led to well-documented problems, Andy White, Senior Partner at CBW, explains how the much-maligned product can be a useful inheritance tax planning tool

21.09.17
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Start-ups now have instant pension duties when employing new staff

As of 1 October 2017, new businesses who start employing staff have to comply with the auto-enrolment legislation.

02.09.17
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CBW is delighted to welcome Toby Hermitage to its award winning tax team

Toby has been providing bespoke tax planning to owner managed businesses (OMBs) for 18 years.

29.08.17
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Avoiding start-up c*ck ups – your questions answered

The journey from start-up through to scaling and eventually exiting with valuable shares can be a bumpy one. Hidden pitfalls and common oversights can send a young entrepreneurial business in the wrong direction.

31.07.17
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MTD update

Second 2017 Finance Bill provides welcome news regarding MTD

18.07.17
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Robert Maas co-authors ‘Buy-to-Let Property Tax’ Handbook

Published by Bloomsbury Professional, this handbook is a 'one stop shop' for tax practitioners, accountants and others who need to advise their clients and be aware of the tax aspects of running a residential buy-to-let property business.

20.06.17
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Post-election update from CBW

Following the results of last week’s general election, we feel it is important to highlight the effect on April’s Finance Bill.

15.06.17
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Non-Residents Fall Foul of 30-Day CGT Ruling

This article was written for and published in Spear's magazine

10.05.17
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Beating the buy-to-let interest relief restriction

With the first phase of George Osborne’s restriction of mortgage tax relief coming into effect this April, Robert Maas, Tax Consultant at London accountants, tax and business advisers CBW, gives guidance on how buy-to-let landlords can bypass the restriction.

04.05.17
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Two new partner promotions at CBW

Carter Backer Winter LLP (CBW), London accountants, tax and business advisers, has promoted two new partners to its team. The new partners are Graham Foster and Dan Rose who both have significant experience and expertise in their respective fields.

06.04.17
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Mental Health Awareness

Mental health issues cost the world economy an estimated £1.6 trillion a year according to the Mental Health Foundation (2015). The cost is greater than cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancer and diabetes on their own.

14.03.17
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The Budget Statement 2017

Philip Hammond’s first budget was a bit of an oddity. Like George Osborne, he has some interesting ideas but seems reluctant to properly implement them.

13.03.17
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Love is in the air – workplace relationships

According to a 2014 survey by Careerbuilder.com, 37% of workers had dated a co-worker. A similar survey by Vault.com (also 2014) revealed a figure of 51%.

13.02.17
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CBW top 50 accountancy firm

CBW has ranked 48th in the UK for the second year running, according to the 2017 survey of the UK’s Top 75 accountancy firms conducted by Accountancy.

09.02.17
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The Gig Economy

The term ‘gig economy’ has been attracting substantial publicity over the last couple of years and rightly so.

10.01.17
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Investment strategies for interesting times

There are many kinds of tax wrappers available that add value to savings and investments whilst shielding them from taxation. Thomas Adcock, Tax Partner at London accountants, tax and business advisers CBW, explains the benefits of pensions, ISAs and offshore funds as well as diversifying tax wrappers

10.12.16
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CBW Moves for Movember

08.12.16
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How to position your portfolio under the new President

Donald Trump winning the US election has been another blow for the pollsters and the bookmakers. For now we all deal with the reality that he is the next President of the United States and the media circus that goes with that.

14.11.16
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Auto Enrolment: Questions & Answers for Employees

You have probably seen the government’s ‘I’m in’ campaign about workplace pensions and auto enrolment. The good news is – it’s about to be your turn. This Q&A is designed to tell you about pensions and auto enrolment and what it means to you.

28.10.16
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Diversity awareness

14.10.16
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Asset prices crash, nation celebrates

Andy White, Senior Partner at London accountants CBW, explains why residential property investors should be popping corks as the window of opportunity opens.

05.10.16
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The Millennial Talent Pool

"There are around 13.8 million people who make up Generation Y in the UK"

03.10.16
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The Apprenticeship Levy

On 6 April 2017 a new apprenticeship levy is due to be introduced.

06.09.16