Articles by Andrew Marr

Andrew’s expertise lies in bespoke tax planning for owner managed businesses and non-domiciled individuals and he has a successful record of dealing with a number of complex tax enquiries and HMRC negotiations. He also has extensive experience of offshore tax structures which he advises on and implements. He trained in tax with Deloitte in London before moving to the North West and spending nearly seven years at BDO LLP in Manchester before becoming one of the founder partners of Forbes Dawson in early 2012.

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Watch out for long warranty periods in deals!

The issue Nearly all business sales will include warranties. A warranty broadly means that a seller states that something is or…

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Bank customer reward…not as rewarding as you may think!

Many of you will have a current account that rewards you with a monthly payment for paying in a certain amount…

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Credit card charges for tax payments to be scrapped?

The issue Accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young has called for HMRC to scrap credit card fees on taxpayers’ bills. The treasury…

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No tax clarity on liquidations – therefore sell!

The issue We have been eagerly awaiting clarity from HMRC on the ‘new’ targeted anti-avoidance rules in relation to the tax…

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The end of the Swiss/UK bi-lateral agreement and what it means for UK residents with assets in Switzerland

The agreement The Swiss/UK Tax Cooperation Agreement applied in the UK from 1 January 2013. The agreement was designed to be…

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Clarification on tax rules following General Election fiasco!

After months of uncertainty, the government have confirmed that the previously announced changes to the taxation of non UK domiciled individuals…

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Summer Finance Bill announced

In a Queen’s Speech which was somewhat light in detail, there was an announcement this week that a Finance Bill will…

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Do not bring Personal Portfolio Bonds into the UK!

The issue In recent years there has been an increase in the number of off-shore bonds and based on assets owned…

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The Scots pay more income tax!

The Issue For 2017/2018 Scottish tax rates are not as generous as the rest of the UK. The Scottish higher rate…

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Insurance gain? – reduce tax by making a simple pension contribution

The issue When insurance bonds are redeemed a relief known as ‘top-slicing’ may be available in order to limit the tax…

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