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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Simpkins Edwards appoint new Director of Rural Services

Published on 9th October 2018

We have strengthened our rural and agricultural team with the appointment Jonathan Hayes as Director of Rural Services. Jonathan joins […]

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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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AAT states inheritance tax is ‘unnecessarily complicated’

Published on 3rd October 2018

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has stated that inheritance tax (IHT) is ‘unnecessarily complicated’ and ‘widely misunderstood’. Responding to […]

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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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