Articles by Michael Hodgson

Michael is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor and joined Forbes Dawson as a Tax Manager in 2021. Prior to joining, Michael trained with a local practice before joining the tax advisory team at Haines Watts in Liverpool where he worked on a variety of tax advisory projects for owner managed businesses.

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A badly structured SPA can harm your capital gains tax position!

The issue Would you rather sell your company for £8 million with the obligation to repay its £1 million debt, or…

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Inheritance tax – Post-mortem relief for quoted shares

The issue With the cost-of-living crisis, the war in Ukraine and the prospect of a global recession, the UK stock markets…

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Residential rates for non-PPR gains?

The issue Generally speaking, where a property has been an individual’s main residence, then its disposal will attract Principal Private Residence…

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Business property relief (BPR) and the ‘binding contract trap’

The issue BPR is an important inheritance tax (‘IHT’) relief which many business owners will rely on as part of their…

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Issuing shares to an employee

The issue Companies will often seek to reward and incentivise employees with shares rather than cash bonuses. Where shares are issued…

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Why are holding company tax clearances being denied?

The issue HMRC have been taking a particularly hardline view on what transactions they consider to be carried out for bona…

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