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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Remember the EMI grant notification deadline

The issue Most of you will know about the tax benefits of EMI options. As a quick recap these ‘special’ options…

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Section 455 loan charges in MBOs

The issue Many of you will know about the CTA 2010 section 455 charge which kicks in when a company has…

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Can excess cash in a company reduce inheritance tax (IHT)?

The issue Business Property Relief (BPR) is a valuable relief which can provide full relief from IHT in respect of trading…

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Don’t miss planning opportunities before corporation tax hike

The issue From 1 April 2023 the headline rate of corporation tax will increase from 19% to 25%. The precise rules…

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New restrictions to company purchase of own shares rules

The issue A basic legal requirement for a company purchase of own shares (CPOS) is that it takes place for cash…

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Where are we with dividend stripping?

The issue Broadly, dividend stripping is the practice of paying dividends out of a company to decrease (or ‘strip out’) value…

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What exactly is a distribution?

The issue Company distributions are subject to income tax. They have special rates and from 6 April 2022 these rates will…

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Tax efficient student property

The issue There is an incentive for parents to ‘put’ income into their children’s hands in order to access lower tax…

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HMRC loses transactions in securities case

The issue Transactions in securities legislation (TISL) is what HMRC uses to combat capital transactions where they think that a shareholder…

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Where are we with holding companies and stamp duty?

The issue It is quite common for shareholders to insert a holding company on top of an existing company by way…

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