Craig Walker

Tax Director, 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 Tax Director

Craig Walker

Tax Director, Sheffield

0114 266 7141

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Craig’s recent articles

Christmas parties and staff gifts – a tax guide

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 PARTIES...

R&D cap announced

R&D cap announced

The government has announced a cap on the amount of payable tax credit that a company can claim for Research and Development (R&D). The cap will be £20,000 per period plus 300% of the PAYE and NIC payable for the period. This will take effect for periods starting...

Government extends £1 million tax break

Government extends £1 million tax break

HM Treasury has announced that the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) will remain at £1 million until 1 January 2022.  The AIA allows businesses to claim same-year tax relief for capital investments in plant and machinery assets and was due to revert to £200,000 on 1...

HLB Communities Day – Food Bank Collection

HLB Communities Day Today our international network HLB is holding its annual communities day in an effort to support local communities during their COVID-19 recovery. In previous years Hawsons staff have had a day out volunteering at various local charities across...

Chancellor Announces Job Support Scheme

Chancellor Announces Job Support Scheme

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new Job Support Scheme to top up the wages of workers on reduced hours along with other emergency measures to assist businesses. We have provided a summary of the announcements.   Job Support Scheme The new Job Support...

HLB Communities Day 2020

HLB Communities Day 2020

On Friday the 9th of October our international network HLB will be holding its annual communities’ day in an effort to support local communities during their post COVID-19 recovery. This is a worldwide effort with a common theme of giving back to local communities. In...

Eat Out to Help Out – over 64 million meals

Eat Out to Help Out – over 64 million meals

Eat Out to Help Out - over 64 million meals The government has announced that more than 64 million meals were enjoyed by diners across the country during the government's Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme. The scheme closed on 31 August 2020. Government figures show...

HMRC outlines Job Retention Bonus criteria

HMRC outlines Job Retention Bonus criteria

HMRC outlines Job Retention Bonus criteriaHMRC has outlined the eligibility requirements for the Job Retention Bonus (JRB) that follows the furlough scheme.The government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ends on 31 October 2020 and the JRB aims to provide additional...

Car or Van? Coca-Cola lose in Court of Appeal

Car or Van? Coca-Cola lose in Court of Appeal

Car or Van? Coca-Cola lose in Court of Appeal The Court of Appeal has ruled that the Vauxhall Vivaro and VW Transporter vehicles used by Coca-Cola employees were not “goods vehicles” and should be taxed as cars for benefit in kind purposes.  The case has wide...

What are Growth Shares?

What are Growth Shares?

Growth shares entitle key employees to share in the future growth of the company.  They are commonly used to reward or incentivise employees but can also be useful for effective inheritance and succession planning.   What are growth shares? They are a separate class...

Two promotions at Hawsons

Two promotions at Hawsons

Two new promotions at Hawsons The partners are pleased to announce two new promotions in the firm’s Sheffield office. Effective from 1 July 2020 Ben Lomas is promoted from Audit Senior to Audit Manager and Craig Walker from Senior Tax Manager to Tax Director. Ben...

VAT deferment Period Closes – Reinstate Your Direct Debit

VAT deferment Period Closes – Reinstate Your Direct Debit

VAT deferment period closes on 30 June - Reinstate your direct debit! In March, the Chancellor announced that businesses could defer VAT payments due between 20 March and 30 June 2020 until 31 March 2021.  This temporary change to the payment dates was introduced to...

R&D Tax Relief could give your business a cash boost

R&D Tax Relief could give your business a cash boost

Coronavirus: R&D Tax Relief could give your business a cash boost Tax savings and cash flow are more important than ever right now. As companies look for new sources of cash to replace lost revenues, we are seeing an increase in the number of enquiries about...

New guidance on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

New guidance on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

New guidance on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme   The Chancellor announced a new coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme in the Budget 2020.  HMRC have now published new online guidance about it which includes information about who can use the scheme...