Hawsons

Address

Northampton

Jubilee House

32 Duncan Close

Moulton Park

Northampton

NN3 6WL

01604 645600

CONTACT Hawsons

Hawsons

Email: email@hawsons.com

Tel: 01604 645600

Website: www.hawsons.co.uk

Hawsons provides accounting services for individuals, sole traders, unincorporated businesses, partnerships, limited companies of all sizes and specialise in owner-managed businesses. 

About Hawsons

The mission of the firm, which has offices in Northampton, Sheffield and Doncaster, is to provide our clients with the highest quality service and value in a professional, friendly, and responsive manner, to assist them to develop their business, to develop the maximum potential of our people and thereby be the leading independent practice in the area. 

The Northampton office is headed up by tax partner and managing partner David Cairns, who has over 30 years' high level and business advisory experience. He has acted as a senior tax specialist for national and Big 4 firms of accountants.

David said: “Increasingly, tax planning is seen as a dark art but that is not to say opportunities are not there. We aim to find practical tax saving solutions for commercial enterprises and their owners."

To ensure the highest standards of customer service and care, all members of Hawsons' staff adhere to the firms’ client care and service initiative.

Articles

Capital gains tax - turning the screw

1st December 2018

By David Cairns

Hawsons

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GPs' remuneration under the spotlight

1st December 2018

By David Owens
Hawsons

A RECENT survey has revealed that the majority of GP partners earn less per clinical session than locums earn at the same practices.

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Charity trustees and risk management

1st November 2018

By Richard Burkimsher

Hawsons

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Late tax payment rate increased

1st October 2018

By David Owens

Hawsons Chartered Accountants

HMRC has increased the late payment rate from three per cent to 3.25 per cent, while the repayment rate remains frozen at 0.5 per cent.

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Get it right or pay the penalty

1st September 2018

REQUIREMENT to Correct (RTC) legislation requires UK taxpayers to ensure that all foreign income and assets, where there may be UK tax to pay, have been correctly declared to HMRC by 30 September 2018.

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Making Tax Digital: are you ready?

1st August 2018

By David Owens

Hawsons Chartered Accountants

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Scam texts put your firm at risk

1st July 2018

By David Owens

Hawsons Chartered Accountants

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Millions in Gift Aid remains unclaimed every year

1st June 2018

By David Owens

Hawsons Chartered Accountants

RESEARCH from HMRC has indicated that, due to a lack of awareness surrounding the Gift Aid scheme, charities are missing out on £560 million of Gift Aid every year.

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Long-term care funding - live long and prosper

1st April 2018

By Natasha Fathers

Hawsons

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A taste of the world of work

1st March 2018

EXPERIENCE in the everyday world of work is invaluable for students, while finding out exactly what graduates have to offer is invaluable to potential employers - a win-win situation on both sides.

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Welcome changes to agreement

1st March 2018

By Aaron Hemmington

Hawsons

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Tax-free childcare faces more delays

1st February 2018

By David Owens

Hawsons Chartered Accountants

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SMEs could face funding shortfall

1st January 2018

By David Owens
Corporate Services Partner
Hawsons Chartered Accountants

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What does the crystal ball reveal?

1st January 2018

By Aaron Hemmington

Hawsons Chartered Accountants

AS a tax adviser I am often asked for predictions about how tax policy and legislation may develop.

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Could a charity merger be the answer for your charity?

1st December 2017

DESPITE evidence that a merger can have a wide range of benefits in the not-for-profit sector, it seems to be an option that charities are shying away from.

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Don't look back in anger

1st November 2017

THE UK tax system provides generous reliefs for companies undertaking qualifying research and development.

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Charity trustees... be warned!

1st October 2017

By Richard Burkimsher
Partner
Hawsons Chartered Accountants
THE Charity Commission used newly granted powers for the first time in mid-August to issue an official warning to the trustees of a national charity.

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Beware of the input pitfalls

1st September 2017

By Richard Burkimsher
Hawsons Chartered Accountants
THE pitfalls to avoid when reclaiming input VAT include:
1. Reclaims for purchases made before VAT registration

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Business protection - have you covered all the bases?

1st August 2017

THERE are many things in life that you cannot plan for. If, however the worst should happen, shareholders and directors can ensure that they have the right protection in place for their business.

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Ten ways Brexit may affect tourism

1st June 2017

By Richard Burkimsher
Hawsons Chartered Accountants

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Making Tax Digital: An update

1st May 2017

Making Tax Digital is the biggest shake-up of the personal tax system in 20 years and will fundamentally change the way taxpayers report to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and keep their business records.

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Chancellor keeps his powder dry

1st April 2017

THE bumper flow of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) into the exchequer may be the reason that there were few announcements from Mr Hammond in this area.

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How technology may impact the charity sector

1st March 2017

AS a firm, Hawsons have been looking at some of the ways in which technology may affect the charity sector over the next 12 months and how that may impact on charities' own risk management strategies.

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Care sector review - what does the future hold?

1st February 2017

THROUGHOUT 2016, the care sector continued to be challenging for operators, with staffing shortages in nursing care, continued funding pressures from local authorities and rising wage costs.

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Christmas parties and staff gifts - a tax guide

4th January 2017

NOW that the festive period is over, 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

What is exempt?

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Brexit: tax implications as the UK votes to leave the EU

24th June 2016

From the argument over selling bendy bananas to the threat of an emergency Budget, the EU referendum campaign has undoubtedly had its share of the headlines over the past couple of months.

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Announcements will please entrepreneurs

24th March 2016

THERE were a number of positive announcements on Capital Gains Tax (CGT) which will please investors and entrepreneurs.

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Tax changes for non-doms

17th July 2015

FOLLOWING the changes announced in respect of entrepreneurs' relief in the Autumn Statement and Spring Budget, it was perhaps not surprising that the Chancellor decided not to tinker too much more with Capital Gains Tax (CGT).

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Solicitors face tighter regulations

27th May 2014

EARLIER this month a Consultation Document appeared on the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) website.

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