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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Rebase assets in offshore companies by moving to the UK

The issue Generally, the last few years have seen a strengthening of UK tax measures for property held by non-resident individuals…

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Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) reclaims on rescinded contracts?

The issue It is fairly common for contracts involving land purchases to be rescinded, meaning that in practical terms the contract…

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31 January 2021 deadline for joining the section 169 Q!

The issue In the 2018/2019 tax year there were a number of transactions where shareholders took advantage of tax deferrals where…

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How would a wealth tax look?

The issue Last week the Wealth Tax Commission completed it’s findings and concluded that a wealth tax would meet with general…

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Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) window of opportunity for inter-spouse transfers

The issue Spouses often want to transfer property between themselves for a variety of reasons. These can include: 1. Splitting assets in…

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New rules for inter-spouse transfers of main residence

The issue With all the chaos that was going on, you may have missed a rather subtle change that was introduced…

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When does a house become a home?

The issue The principal private residence (‘PPR’) exemption is a valuable tool which gives relief from capital gains tax for a…

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Rishi’s coronavirus capital gains tax hike

It has already been widely reported that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, intends to raise more money from capital gains tax (‘CGT’)…

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Can abortive deal costs ever be allowable?

The issue Whenever a transaction completes there are usually sellers who need to calculate their capital gains and pay tax in…

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Can the 3% SDLT surcharge apply in a transaction that involves non-residential property?

The issue Multiple Dwellings Relief (MDR) is now a relatively well known and well used stamp duty land tax (SDLT) relief….

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