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James Dew-Griffin


James Dew-Griffin is a Chartered Tax Advisor with over 3 years’ experience in dealing with a variety of tax matters.

James prepares client tax returns and provides advice on a variety of tax issues. He has a particular interest in private client matters including trusts, estates, property, and inheritance tax planning.

Recent projects James has been involved with include:

  • SDLT advice on transfers of residential and non-residential property and the availability of sub sale and multiple dwellings relief.
  • Availability of top slice relief for chargeable gains arising from UK and non-UK life insurance policies and capital redemption policies.
  • Calculation of annual and lifetime allowance charges for clients’ defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes.
  • Inheritance tax advice regarding 10-year and exit charges for relevant property trusts.
  • Advice regarding overseas employee benefit trusts and disguised remuneration.
  • Creation and implementation of a company demerger and buy-out strategy with an advance clearance application to HM Revenue & Customs.