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 issue On 20 July 2021, the government announced a consultation (with draft legislation) for reforming the basis period system for…Read more
Background The issue The valuable stamp duty land tax (SDLT) relief know as Multiple Dwellings Relief (MDR) is relatively well known…Read more
The issue R&D tax credits have been around for over 20 years now. However, many people are unaware that the regime…Read more
The issue Broadly speaking, company shareholders have the option of extracting profits as either a dividend or a pension contribution (once…Read more
In this week’s Tax Bite we discuss some of the nuances of the spouse rules contained within the new non-resident SDLT…Read more
The issue One issue which sadly crops up sometimes is the question of whether tax relief can be claimed on a…Read more
The issue On 14 May the Supreme Court finally stuck a dagger in the concept of ‘staleness’ when applied to tax…Read more
The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (‘SEIS’) was introduced in 2012 as the ‘younger child’ to the venture capital family, sitting alongside…Read more
The issue HMRC have been taking a particularly hardline view on what transactions they consider to be carried out for bona…Read more
The issue The heading is not a typo! There has been much recent commentary and many cases where taxpayers have sought…Read more
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