MCC Accountants represent more than 30 companies in Scotland's TV and film industry. Following a submission to the Scottish Parliament about the pressures facing the sector, director Andrew Morrison voiced his concerns on page 10 of the Sun on Sunday, Scotland's biggest-selling newspaper.

Writing in the Scotsman in October, Andrew also floated the idea of government introducing regional corporation tax cuts. That would allow big businesses to gradually move out of London, set up satellite offices elsewhere in the UK, and embrace the working-from-home revolution. The piece can be seen below and read online here: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/working-home-how-tax-changes-could-help-fundamental...

MCC Accountants regularly engage with politicians in Scotland and across the UK about how to use tax powers to boost the economy. This piece in the Herald from November 10, 2020 suggests abolishing Scotland's air departure tax  (ADT) in order to help the tourism and hospitality sector recover.


In December, as businesses pondered another severe lockdown, Andrew urged those who've been innovating in recent months to consider applying for Research and Development tax credits. Writing in the Times, he argued millions could be owed to businesses of all sizes who've been forced to change the way they work to survive. 
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/thunderer-taxman-may-have-a-bonus-for-shrewd-small-businesses-pdz...


With the self-assessment tax deadline looming at the end of January, Andrew argued in the Scotsman that it could be extended by a couple of months. This, he said, would provide much-needed breathing space for small businesses after a torrid year.
https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/tax-return-deadline-covid-crisis-means-firms-should...

With high streets already struggling, even before the pandemic hit, Andrew argued in the Scotsman that it was time for an overhaul of the tax regime, to ensure wealthy online retailers paid their fair share. The full piece can be read here: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/covid-crisis-means-internet-retail-giants-must-now-...

Our research revealed the number of people working in Scotland's public services had reached a seven-year high. And although this was welcome in some respects, it is set to cause huge headaches in terms of taxation. Andrew's piece in the Herald from April 19, 2021 below.

Research we carried out for MCC Accountants uncovered the fact that more Scottish businesses were considering permanent home working than at any time since the start of the pandemic. It made the front page of the Scottish Daily Mail with Andrew Morrison quoted inside.

Writing in the Scotsman in July 2021, Andrew said the G7's move to set a baseline for corporation tax would help small Scottish businesses compete. Read the full piece here: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/minimum-global-corporation-tax-rate-would-help-save...