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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How Incorporation Relief can mess up Business Asset Disposal Relief (BADR)

Section 162 TCGA 1992 is a handy piece of legislation which allows business owners to incorporate without triggering an immediate capital…

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Do membership loan schemes work?

It is fairly common for sporting clubs to seek cheap finance from its members for various initiatives (e.g. new tennis courts…

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What about Luke Littler’s expenses?

There has been quite a lot of recent press coverage about HMRC popping up on Luke Littler’s Twitter (or X if…

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How are consultants taxed on share options?

Rumour has it that when Facebook’s first office needed painting the company did not have enough money to pay the decorator….

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Create ‘breathing space’ for section 455 charge

Any loans to participators (broadly shareholders) that are outstanding nine months after the year end will be subject to what is…

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Section 455 planning between associated companies

It is generally well known that a ‘section 455 charge’ will arise if a loan outstanding to a shareholder remains outstanding…

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Failed PET revival for IHT

Gifts are generally outside of a person’s estate for inheritance tax (IHT) purposes if that person survives seven years from the…

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IHT cuts and can they be relied on?

Rumours are flying about in the media around inheritance tax (IHT) cuts which are set to be announced by Jeremy Hunt…

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What happens when partnership profits are not paid?

Generally, a partnership return should include the taxable profits of the partnership along with details of how this is allocated to…

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Is a single year of non-residence enough to escape UK tax?

Years ago some taxpayers would seek to ‘wash’ out dividends from their companies by becoming non-UK tax resident for a single…

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