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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Entrepreneurs’ relief when an EMI option holder leaves

The issue Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) option schemes are well known as a tax-efficient incentivisation tool for management. If implemented correctly,…

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Should a company accelerate investment to get the ‘super-deduction’?

The issue One of the big ‘carrots’ of the 2021 budget was the new ‘super-deduction’. In broad terms this gives an…

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2% SDLT surcharge about to kick in

The issue From 1 April 2021 non-UK residents will face a 2% hike in SDLT for purchases of residential property. This…

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Capital losses in a company purchase of own shares

The issue A company purchase of own shares (CPOS) can be a very good way of a shareholder extracting value from…

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‘Disincorporation Relief’

The issue Last week I discussed how from 1 April 2023 there will be a top effective rate of tax of…

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Oh no! We have a 54.5% marginal tax rate!

The issue Although I apologise for the slightly sensationalist title, hopefully I have got your attention. You will no doubt be…

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What about Principal Private Residence losses?

The issue Most people are aware that gains on the sale of a main residence are not generally subject to capital…

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Plan to avoid the 3% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) surcharge on divorce

The issue Generally, if an individual buys a residential property and they have an interest in more than one residential property…

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Sell to company to avoid the 3% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) surcharge?

The issue Since 1 April 2016 second houses have generally triggered a 3% SDLT surcharge and although we are in an…

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Don’t fall into the 15% SDLT trap!

The issue There is a punitive 15% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rate for purchases of residential properties by companies for…

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