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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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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The 3% SDLT surcharge – a trap for the unwary

The issue With an ageing population, families are increasingly looking to ‘granny flats’ as a way of caring for parents in…

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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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EIS deferral of residential property gains

The issue The enterprise investment scheme (EIS) offers tax breaks for investors who invest in small, new trading businesses. Among these…

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Capital gains on divorce

The issue Divorce can be a trying and emotional time and often the last thing on a couple’s mind is tax….

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Don’t give up too easily on SDLT group relief

The issue Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) is not generally payable on transfers of property that are made between companies in…

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