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Welcome to Carston Chartered Accountants

At Carston Chartered Accountants our aim is to offer our clients sound financial advice on their business and tax affairs throughout the year. We believe our clients come first and can help them achieve their ultimate goals.

With constant changes in legislation our diverse skill base enables us to offer pro active guidance so that you are always compliant and ahead of the game.

Please take time and look through this website that has been designed to help you by covering a vast amount of business and financial information and also offers sound advice on how you can improve the running of your business.  Take a look at our guides for further information.

If you would like to arrange a complimentary meeting to discuss how we can help you or your business. Please use the contact us form, send us an email, or alternatively you can call one of our offices.


What we can do for you


Every business owner needs a team of professionals in the background who provide continuous support and advice. That’s what we are here to do.


Because we establish a one-to-one relationship with each client we are able to offer timely, individual advice on how to improve your business or personal finances.


We have also developed a number of industry specialisms over the years, which enable us to provide finely tuned, highly focused services in these sectors.

Acquisition of Davies Williams

Carston are pleased to announce its acquisition of Davies Williams, an established practice specialising in small to medium-sized businesses in the legal and medical sectors. The deal was finalised on Monday, 31st October 2022.

This investment aims to accelerate our expansion as the largest independent practice in Cardiff, whilst providing succession for the staff and long-standing clients of Davies Williams. Following the transaction, the existing partners at Davies Williams will remain as consultants to ensure a smooth transition and continuity of services to their existing client base.

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Spring Budget 2024

With the UK entering a technical recession at the end of 2023 and a general election on the cards this year, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt was under pressure to deliver a Spring Budget that demonstrated fiscal responsibility and generosity.

Dubbing the fiscal statement a ‘Budget for long-term growth”, Hunt focused his speech on delivering tax breaks, boosting investment and tackling unfairness in the UK tax system, with some of the following measures:

✂️ Cutting NI by a further 2p

💸 Increasing the VAT threshold to £90,000

🚘 Extending the fuel duty freeze

📈 Enhancing the funding for high-growth industries

Check out our full summary report for an outline of the Chancellor’s major announcements, a break down of the economic forecast from the OBR, and analysis of what the new policies could mean for you.

Autumn Statement 2023

Against the backdrop of a cost-of-living crisis, a near-stagnant economy and a looming election, the 2023 Autumn Statement was seen to reflect a pivotal moment in the UK’s economic trajectory.

As Jeremy Hunt stepped up to the dispatch box for his second Autumn Statement as Chancellor of the Exchequer, the nation’s attention was firmly fixed on potential tax cuts.

In our report, we provide a comprehensive overview of the Chancellor’s key announcements, guiding you through the intricacies of the latest fiscal changes and dissecting the impact on businesses and individuals alike.

HMRC VAT Deferral Scheme – Update

If your business deferred VAT payments for the February, March or April 2020 VAT returns, HMRC has issued updated guidance in relation to the repayment of these outstanding amounts.