Welcome to the CharterGroup Agricultural and Rural Specialists Webpage
Farms and rural businesses have unique attributes. You need an accountant who specialises in accounts for agricultural businesses in order to benefit from in- depth advice relevant to your situation, for example:
Landowners and owner occupiers:
Capital gains tax planning and entrepreneurs relief.
Agricultural property relief for inheritance tax.
Succession planning – how to plan for retirement and business continuity.
Tax effective gifts and Will planning.
Corporate finance for business expansion, sale or purchase.
Help with rent reviews and farm tenders.
Structuring the business to facilitate passing the tenancy down to the next generation.
Capital allowance planning for equipment, fixtures and fittings, motor vehicles and environmentally friendly expenditure.
Residential lets, commercial lets, building projects and a farming business all have different VAT issues; advice taken early on will save money in the long term for a diversified business.
Stock valuations and herd basis.
Farmer’s averaging - can be effective not only to minimise higher rate tax but also to minimise class 4 national insurance payments and preserve age allowances.
Enterprise costings and business analysis.
Family issues – coping with businesses that include up to 3 generations.
Members of our specialist team act for over 2100 farming clients, on over three quarters of a million acres throughout the UK. They are experts in all aspects of farm accounts, business support and advisory services. They offer a complete range of services including advice on tax effective business structures – sole traders, partnerships, limited companies or LLPs, Payroll services, Grant support, Investment and diversification, Book keeping advice and assistance, Business plans, Tax credits, Tax planning and Financial services.