Craig Walker

Senior Tax Manager, Sheffield

Craig is a Chartered Tax Advisor and member of the Association of Taxation Technicians. He is highly experienced and has a wealth of knowledge, having worked at a large regional firm of Chartered Accountants and a top 20 firm.

Craig provides practical tax advice and support to a wide range of clients and business types. He advises on all matters tax related, both corporate and personal, including income, capital gains and inheritance. Craig has extensive knowledge of trusts and estates and is a member of the prestigious Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He is also highly experienced at providing tax advice to international clients and holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in UK Tax for International Clients.

Craig Walker Senior Tax Manager at Hawsons

Craig Walker

Senior Tax Manager, Sheffield

0114 266 7141

[email protected]

Craig’s recent articles

Budget date announced

Budget date announced

Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced that the 2020 Budget will take place on 11 March 2020. The Budget is the government’s annual announcement on its plans for spending and taxation for the upcoming financial year. It will be Sajid Javid’s first Budget since he became...

Hawsons makes history after 165 years in business

Hawsons Chartered Accountants is 165 years old  Hawsons Chartered Accountants was founded in the city of Sheffield in 1854 – more than 25 years before the creation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales – by Alfred Allott and John Hewett....

The Election Result: What are the tax implications?

The Election Result: What are the tax implications?

Tax implications of the Election Result The general election has ended and the Conservatives have secured a large majority winning 365 seats. What does this mean for tax?  How will the election result affect you or your business? Tax expert Craig Walker provides a...

PM pledges increase in support for Research & Development

PM pledges increase in support for Research & Development

PM pledges increase in support for Research & Development Boris Johnson has told the CBI Conference that he will increase the amount of annual Research and Development (R&D) tax relief. He told business leaders “In order to help businesses innovate, this...

Corporation tax cuts on hold

Corporation tax cuts on hold

Planned cuts to corporation tax next April are to be put on hold, Boris Johnson has told business leaders. The tax rate paid by companies on their taxable profits was due to fall from 19% to 17%, with the aim of boosting business. However, the Prime Minister told the...

Research & Development allowances

Research & Development allowances

The UK tax system provides generous reliefs for companies undertaking qualifying research and development. A qualifying R&D project is one which seeks to achieve an advance in overall knowledge or capability in a field of science or technology through the...

Budget date announced

Budget date announced

Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced that the 2019 Budget will take place on 6 November 2019. The Budget is the government’s annual announcement on its plans for spending and taxation for the upcoming financial year.  It will be Sajid Javid’s first Budget since he...

Inheritance Tax receipts hit record amount

Inheritance Tax receipts hit record amount

Recent figures published by HMRC show Inheritance Tax (IHT) receipts reached a record £5.4 billion for the 2018/19 tax year. The increase comes on the back of a 15% rise in the number of estates liable for IHT, with the average IHT bill reaching £179,000. Rising asset...

Hawsons Partners complete a-26 mile hike for charity

On the 27th July 2019 Hawsons partners David Owens, Paul Wormald, Scott Sanderson, Pete Wilmer and Craig Burton all took part in a 26-mile hike in the Peak District raising over £1,700 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan Cancer Support is a service that helps...

Tax Rates 2019/2020

Tax Rates 2019/2020

  We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As the UK...

Hawsons year end tax planning ideas

Hawsons year end tax planning ideas

The tax system is undoubtedly complex, but this complexity shouldn’t deter you from keeping your taxes as low as possible, as well as maximising your net income. In this article, we look at pre 5th April tax planning opportunities that are available to avoid any...

Spring Statement 2019

Spring Statement 2019

Spring Statement 2019 Amidst all the Brexit debates, the Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March 2019. In his speech the Chancellor provided an update on the economy and responded to the Office for Budget Responsibility...

Canny romantics: The tax benefits of marriage

Canny romantics: The tax benefits of marriage

Considering popping the question on Valentine’s Day?  Here we look at some of the tax breaks married couples can benefit from and how it can pay to get hitched. The Marriage Allowance The Marriage Allowance can enable eligible married couples and civil partners to...

Christmas parties and staff gifts – a tax guide

Christmas parties and staff gifts – a tax guide

With the festive period now approaching, we are often asked by employers about the tax treatment of providing a staff Christmas party or giving gifts to employees. Here is a quick reminder of the rules.STAFF PARTIESWhat is exempt?There is a tax exemption for employee...

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