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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HMRC put a spotlight on phoenixing

The issue On Monday HMRC issued the following ‘spotlight’: www.gov.uk/guidance/attempts-to-avoid-an-income-tax-charge-when-a-company-is-wound-up-spotlight-47 Key points are as follows: This is quite general and is…

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Prepare for VAT issues before property auctions

The issue If you get involved in buying a commercial property at auction then there is a good chance that such…

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Avoid Christmas party BIK hangovers

The issue Christmas parties are not a taxable benefit for employees if the costs are kept within £150 per head. Actually,…

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Commercial property rebasing rules can be friendly

The issue When gains are made on UK commercial property after 5 April 2019 non-residents (individuals and companies) will be within…

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£1 elections may not take capital allowances off the table

The issue When a property is sold it is quite common for the vendor to insist on a £1 ‘section 198…

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Transfer pricing rules are no longer automatic for tax havens

The issue Generally transfer pricing rules only apply to UK companies which are in small or medium groups by reference to…

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Surrendering a final salary pension scheme could make sense

The Issue There is an ability for final salary pension scheme beneficiaries to convert their pensions into other types of scheme….

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Budget sting in the tail for research and development

The issue Apparently, HMRC identified £300m in frauds by ‘artificial corporate structures’ relating to research and development tax credit claims. Broadly,…

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Entrepreneurs’ relief withdrawn for alphabet shares?

The issue Before 29 October 2018 (budget day) it was fairly common knowledge that various conditions needed to be met for…

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Forsyth’s family gets a ‘Brucie bonus’

The issue It has widely been reported that Sir Bruce Forsyth’s will left all his estate to his wife to avoid…

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