Chris Denning

Chris Denning is head of corporation tax at MHA MacIntyre Hudson and has over 27 years of tax experience. He joined the firm in January 2013 following the merger with HMT Assurance LLP. He joined HMT in 2008 having previously spent nearly 20 years split between PwC and latterly KPMG.

He has provided a comprehensive range of advice and expertise for corporate clients, from entrepreneurially owned start-ups to large corporates and multinationals. This includes advising on, for example, mergers and acquisitions, group restructuring, inbound/outbound expansion, CFC’s, PE’s, shareholder planning, employee incentivisation, transfer pricing strategy and compliance and profit extraction/repatriation. As well as extensive transactional tax expertise he has developed an intuitive understanding of the interaction of taxes in relation to the ongoing provision of tax advice.

Tax / Hidden tax perils for business debt refinancing

As the Covid-19 crisis forces more businesses to raise funds and take on more debt, MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s Chris Denning analyses the possible tax pitfalls of corporate refinancing

Tax / Denning: US may strike back at digital services tax

Chris Denning, head of international and corporate taxation at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, suggests that the US might retaliate against the UK’s digital services tax introduced in the Autumn Budget

Tax / Denning: Amazon headlines fail to account for full contribution to UK economy

A low corporation tax bill does not tell the whole story about Amazon's approach to tax compliance. Chris Denning, head of corporation tax at MHA MacIntyre Hudson argues that there are wider issues at play and job creation, employment taxes and employer NICs