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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The Battle of Bosworth and Entrepreneurs’ Relief

For history buffs, the Battle of Bosworth was the last significant battle of the War of the Roses, marking the beginning…

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Spanish property tax traps

The issue Many UK individuals own Spanish property and for many this has been a dream, the realisation of which proves…

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Take care with VAT bad debt relief

The issue For those VAT registered businesses which do not use the cash accounting scheme (most of them), care needs to…

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5% hospitality VAT rules may be wider than you think

The issue A few weeks ago the government announced a temporary cut in the VAT rate from 20% to 5% for…

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An update on the EBT loan charge and actions required by 30 September 2020

The briefing Firstly, an apology that this week’s tax bite is a little longer than normal!  However, below are some key…

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Will capital losses have more value in the future?

The issue As a general rule when an individual makes a gain in a tax year he or she will offset…

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Tax treatment of repaying CJRS money

The issue There have been many reports of widespread CJRS fraud whereby companies have been making false claims for CJRS or…

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Simple debts are not as simple as you think!

The issue There seems to be a fairly common misconception that an individual can claim a capital loss for a debt…

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Cheap Monday to Wednesday dining!

The issue Details have now been released about how the new catchy ‘eat out to help out’ scheme will work: www.gov.uk/government/publications/get-more-information-about-the-eat-out-to-help-out-scheme/get-more-information-about-the-eat-out-to-help-out-scheme…

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What do the new SDLT rates really mean?

The issue On Wednesday the Chancellor announced quite a generous SDLT holiday. With immediate effect until 31 March 2021 the rate…

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