Chris Etherington

Chris Etherington CTA ATT is a tax partner at RSM based in the Leeds office with a wealth of experience in advising individuals, their families and trusts.

He has wide ranging experience having provided advice across the full spectrum of private client issues including cash extraction, family succession, offshore trusts, residency and domicile issues, business restructuring, multimillion pound transactions and inheritance tax planning. He joined RSM in 2017, having trained and worked at PwC for nearly 12 years in their private client team.


Tax / SDLT cuts: benefits for couples and buy-to-let

The coronavirus stamp duty holiday for property buyers could give potential savings to married couples, civil partners and buy-to-let landlords, say RSM’s George Bull and Chris Etherington

Tax / Tax impact of Covid-19 on company cars

While there has been no tax break on company cars that have sat on the drive during the pandemic, a rebate on fuel benefits is still possible, according to RSM’s Chris Etherington

Tax / Fat tax on table to tackle holiday hunger

In the wake of the campaign for free school meals during the summer holidays, RSM’s Chris Etherington looks at what other options are on the menu to tackle childhood hunger

Tax / Home office workers risk expense claims tax trap

RSM tax partner Chris Etherington highlights the tax allowances for working from home, but warns against designating a room solely as an office

Tax / Scrapping entrepreneurs' relief: does it make sense?

An overhaul of entrepreneurs’ relief is high on the agenda as the Chancellor sets out his first Budget next month, but reform rather than abolition is surely a more sensible approach, argues Chris Etherington, tax partner at RSM

Tax / Will Boris suffer a bedroom tax?

As Boris Johnson prepares to become prime minister, Chris Etherington, partner at RSM, examines his potential tax bill from income to property taxes on multiple residences, personal earnings to tax reliefs, not to mention the future prospect of the public duty cost allowance (PDCA)                           

Tax / Etherington: what's driving decline in use of tax paying trusts

With the number of tax paying trusts in serious decline, has Britain just fallen out of love with trusts or are complex tax rules and related risks driving behaviour, asks Chris Etherington CTA, private client partner at RSM