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Whatever your challenge is, we’ve probably dealt with it for someone else previously. If not, we love a challenge.

If you’re looking for a proactive accountant, to really help your business, simply send us a message or give us a call and we’ll arrange a meeting. We’re based in Bolton, but with clients all over the North West.


We have used the services provided by CHW from the start of trade and incorporation of the company. We have found their services for tax, accounts…

Entire Projects - Phil Hodson

Ian and his team have been invaluable to me since I moved my business over to CHW accounting. I began looking for an accountant as I…

Belo and Me - Rachel MacGregor, Managing Director

I’ve worked with Nicola and the team for approximately 23 years now, and have always been very pleased and felt like the business is in safe…

Barcon Systems Ltd - Karen Gallagher, Finance Director

As Porsche Automotive Engineers our “world” involves “hands on” work with vehicles where we learned to measure our performance tangibly – (in stark contrast to how we perceived Accountancy…

Hartech Automotive Ltd - Barry Hart

I used to dread receiving my mail and the numerous letters from the HMRC. Now I am able to manage my business and leave all accountancy…

Parthenon Facilities Management Ltd - Mark Wilson, Managing Director

I rely on the team at CHW and I am delighted to have been a client for more than a decade. We were looking for accountants that…

G F Penningtons Office Furniture Ltd - Marie Pennington, Managing Director

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We like to bring you the latest useful stories affecting a wide range of business issues.

4 July 2019

VAT Reverse Charge


With a major shake-up in the treatment of VAT in respect of building work is imminent – our Senior VAT Manager, Carolyn Van Hecke, highlights the implications for those in the construction industry and why it has never been so important to apply the correct VAT treatment.

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20 May 2019

How long must I retain my books and records?


HM Revenue and Customs ( HMRC ) may check your records to make sure you’re paying the right amount of tax, but how far can they go back & how long should you keep business records?

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12 April 2019

Claiming back VAT on a vehicle purchase


You can usually reclaim the VAT paid on goods purchased for use in your business. However, with vehicles these often include an element of personal or private use. We explain the rules regarding reclaiming VAT on vehicle purchases.

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1 April 2019

Loans to employees – what you need to know


Whilst a business is perfectly entitled to loan money to employees or relatives, there can be tax implications if it does.  Here’s our brief reminder of those implications.

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28 March 2019

Guide to Payroll Changes from April 2019


If you are an employer there are several payroll changes which come into effect from April 2019 of which you should be aware.

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