#RuBrief online rural CPD seminars return for 2019

Joint Ventures in Farming is the topic of our first #RuBrief online seminar for 2019. We will be online from 09.15 (GMT) on Friday 11 January 2019. In our 90 minute session we will look at the key attributes of modern joint venture agreements in farming - contract farming in particular. We will also review … Continue reading #RuBrief online rural CPD seminars return for 2019

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Now Available: Concise Rural Taxation new edn

A select few have already received their earlybird orders of Concise Rural Taxation 2018/19.  Find out how to order yours here at this link: CRT Details  Up to date with all the main taxes affecting rural practice, and now including Scottish and Welsh taxes as well.  A handy update for all rural professionals, and essential reading … Continue reading Now Available: Concise Rural Taxation new edn

Farming tax breaks: true or false

Saturday's BC Radio 4 Today programme broadcast an interview with Prof Dieter Helm, the economist who chairs the government's Natural Capital Committee.  Prof Helm made some cogent points about the ad hoc development of various policies for the agricultural industry, calling farmers subsidy junkies along the way and highlighting 'exemptions' from tax.  He particularly mentioned … Continue reading Farming tax breaks: true or false

Budget 2017: Rural Round Up

No discernible direct rural points in today's Budget, but nevertheless there is plenty to think about with the rural implications of the general measures.  In no particular order: The rating announcements are welcome.  A small life belt for the remaining rural pubs with the news that any pub with a rateable value of less than … Continue reading Budget 2017: Rural Round Up

Budget 2016: Rural and property points

Headline points from the 2016 Budget for the rural economy and property. Get out of sugar, get into tunnelling, run a micro-business on the side, infrastructure needs you, take your capital gains now, incorporation is looking better and better unless you intend to sell your professional services to the public sector, drink whisky and beer … Continue reading Budget 2016: Rural and property points