From 6 April 2016, the maximum annual tax-relievable pension contribution will reduce for those with ‘income’ (see below for definition) of over £150,000. The standard £40,000 allowance will reduce by £1 for every £2 over the £150,000 to a minimum … Continued

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In today’s Press & Journal, Carbon financial planner, Richard Wadsworth issues a cautionary note to everyone with a salary-related pension scheme. Richard points out that most pension schemes don’t have adequate funding to pay out to all members at the same time. … Continued

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Yesterday’s Budget didn’t deliver many surprises for our clients, but there were some important points worth noting. Pensions Ahead of the Budget there had been lots of rumours about an announcement of significant pension changes.  In the end, there weren’t … Continued

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Carbon Financial Partners was delighted to sponsor The Voice of Rugby Dinner in aid of The Bill McLaren Foundation at Prestonfield House Hotel in Edinburgh again on Friday, 11th March. This was the sixth Voice of Rugby Dinner that the … Continued

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In today’s Press & Journal, Carbon’s Investment Director, Barry O’Neill,  writes about a slightly different topic from the normal investment and pensions subject matter.  Nonetheless, his article is equally important, and in many ways, closely related to your own financial future. … Continued

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6th March 2016

Carbon Copy: March 2016

Our first Carbon newsletter of 2016 is now available.  In the spring edition, Carbon’s Managing Director, Gordon Wilson, comments on the exciting sponsorship deal with European Tour Professional, Richie Ramsay.  We were excited to announce recently that Richie will be … Continued

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Cast your mind back to early April 2006 – Scotland were still celebrating recapturing the Calcutta Cup with a Six Nations win over England and even more excitingly the UK pension system was facing its biggest overhaul ever with the … Continued

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Congratulations to the Strathallan U18s rugby team which triumphed in the final of the Scottish Schools U-18 Shield at Murrayfield. Wearing their distinctive Carbon-sponsored gold and blue banded shirts, the pre-match favourites from Perthshire beat Hutchesons’ Grammar School from Glasgow 37-19 … Continued

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