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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SDLT exemption for when employer buys employee’s house!

Attempting to relocate a key employee can often run the risk of losing that employee altogether. What can appear to be…

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Take care with Employee Shareholder Status (ESS) shares

The issue ESS was an arrangement under which employees entered into agreements to vary their employment rights in consideration for the…

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Dodd’s planning leaves diddy IHT bill

The national papers have made much of Ken Dodd ‘having the last laugh’ by marrying Anne, his partner of 40 years…

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Beware of disapplied VAT option to tax

Option to tax ‘disapplications’ When a commercial property is sold the default position is that this will be exempt for VAT…

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The dark side of ISAs

Individual savings accounts (ISAs) are well known as a highly tax efficient savings wrapper. In 2017/2018 tax payers can invest up…

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Employee shareholder status (ESS) shareholders hate corporate restructuring!

Background ESS was an arrangement under which employees entered into agreements to vary their employment rights in consideration for the receipt…

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IHT efficient share investment

Business property relief on shares in unquoted trading companies Most people will be aware that shares in an unquoted trading company…

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Tax-efficient university fees

The issue University fees and living costs can come to £20,000 per annum. As students are generally too busy working hard…

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Heterosexual men marry for tax reasons!

As reported in the news last week, two Irish men have married in Dublin to avoid paying €50,000 in inheritance tax…

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Take care when mixing EIS with EMI

EMI schemes Incentivising key employees by giving them an equity interest in the company not only makes sense from a motivational…

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