UHY Hacker Young | Chartered Accountants

Rural and agriculture

UHY Torgersens acts for landed estates, farming, horticultural and rural businesses, advising them on a range of issues including VAT, mixed farming, diversification, expenditure on farm and other commercial buildings, rental portfolios and business structures.

Our rural and agriculture specialist has extensive knowledge of the sector with an appreciation of the practicalities of farming life and a thorough understanding of the structures under which businesses in this sector operate, whether companies, partnerships, sole traderships or trusts.

We understand that the rural and agriculture sector has unique practices and conventions that make them unlike any other commercial businesses.  Our approach is to tailor our services to your unique circumstances, adding value wherever possible.

We provide a comprehensive range of agricultural accounting and  taxation services that will give you the confidence to develop your business.  Our services include:

  • Technical and taxation advice
  • Raising finance
  • Changes in business structures
  • Property transactions
  • Passing on the family farm
  • Business management
  • Cash flow planning

Farming enterprises and their related businesses are often in need of proactive advice in relation to business structures, succession and/or tax planning. We will spend time discussing your needs and future plans for you and your family. We can advise you on tax incentives and will unravel, explain and plan for  the convoluted scenarios that can arise with Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Taxes.

We can also provide planning advice to clients looking to diversify into new business areas such as wind, solar and anaerobic digestion.

The next step

For further information, please download our specialist rural and agriculture services fact sheets;

Rural and Agriculture Sector Outlook 2014-15

If you would like to discuss the accounting services that we can provide for your business, please contact our rural and agriculture specialist Stephen Torgersen.