Simpkins Edwards: reaction to Autumn Budget 2018

Published on 30th October 2018

Mark Simic, partner at Simpkins Edwards LLP, commented: “Many listening to the Chancellor’s Budget will have let out a sigh […]

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Budget 2018

Published on 30th October 2018

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October 2018. In his speech he stated that […]

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Farmers averaging

Published on 12th October 2018

For most farmers the wet and cold winter resulted in lengthy housing of livestock and a setback to crops. Then […]

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Who owns the farm property?

Published on 11th October 2018

Many UK farms are owned jointly which can cause issues with the question of succession or sale. For example, in […]

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Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT – the essentials

Published on 10th October 2018

Applies to all VAT registered farm businesses with a ‘taxable turnover’ above £85,000. ‘Taxable turnover’ includes standard, reduced and zero-rated […]

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Flat rate VAT scheme

Published on 9th October 2018

The Flat Rate scheme was introduced to cut red tape for tax payers. It is more likely to be of […]

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Business Group warns UK small firms ‘unprepared for business interruption’

Published on 4th October 2018

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has warned that the majority of UK small firms are ‘unprepared’ for the risk […]

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Farmers make room for the let property changes

Published on 3rd October 2018

Many farmers are landlords, whether it be on a tenanted farm with various let cottages or following investment after very […]

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Giving the game away

Published on 15th October 2018

Commercial shoots are those run with a ‘view of generating a profit’ and are subject to tax. A private shoot […]

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Energising Communities

Published on 22nd September 2018

Established to help community energy enterprises, local authorities and social landlords develop, finance and manage their own renewable energy generation, […]

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