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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Consider Portugal?

The issue With UK tax rates on the rise, many people are considering a move to sunnier (and more tax-friendly climes)….

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Statutory residence rules and deeming

The issue The UK statutory residence test  was introduced in Finance Act 2013 and is now relatively well understood. Please see…

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Stamp duty land tax (SDLT), annexes, and subsidiary dwellings

The issue Hopefully you will all be fairly familiar with the advantages of making an SDLT multiple dwelling relief (MDR) claim….

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Use loans for an inheritance tax (IHT) ‘halfway house’

The issue From a purely tax perspective, IHT exposure can be limited by reducing the assets held at death. As such,…

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Don’t forget to join the section 169Q!

The issue Cast your mind back to 11 March 2020, just before the world was about to be turned on its…

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Don’t forget to transfer the inheritance tax (IHT) nil rate band!

The issue Since 9 October 2007 the inheritance tax nil rate band can be transferred from one spouse to another. Any…

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The Prudential case and why it is important for sale and development transactions

The issue Transactions where developers sell some land to a buyer and then build a property on it, are quite common….

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You may not always want incorporation relief

The issue Property business incorporations continue to be a very topical issue. Landlords are keen to incorporate residential portfolios so as…

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Courts rein in HMRC Follower Notice powers

The issue Since 2014 Follower Notices (FNs) have been part of HMRC’s artillery for collecting cash in respect of what they…

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Change in tax basis periods for the self-employed

The issue On 20 July 2021, the government announced a consultation (with draft legislation) for reforming the basis period system for…

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