Farming, diversification and renewables

4 March 2019
Aberdeen, Edinburgh

Member price: £144.50 + VAT

Non-member price: £170 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be applied after checkout.

Aberdeen, 4 March 2019
Edinburgh, 16 October 2019

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What you will learn

This course is an update and refresher on the taxation of farming in the UK and a review of the major tax issues likely to be important to farmers and their professional advisers. It will cover farming, the issues associated with diversification and developing on-farm renewables.

Who should attend

Partners and staff in professional firms dealing with the compliance and planning aspects of the taxation of farming businesses in the UK on a regular basis.

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Michael Steed

Michael is a Cambridge Graduate who studied economics at King’s College Cambridge. He trained and qualified at Coopers & Lybrand – now PwC. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser, a Fellow of the CIOT  and is a former President of the ATT.  He is currently their co-chair of the Technical Steering Group. He regularly writes for taxation and accountancy magazines.

Michael is the Head of Tax at BPP Professional Development and lectures on a wide range of tax issues.

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  • The nature of farming and farm diversification – is it still farming?
  • Business structures and incorporation issues
  • The taxation of EU farm payments
  • Loss relief issues – recent case review
  • Capital Allowances
  • CGT and IHT issues – ER,  BPR and APR
  • VAT issues, including the Flat Rate Farmers’ scheme, output tax liability and input tax recovery
  • Impact of farm diversification – do we have a new trade?
  • Capital tax aspects of diversification
  • Renewables and tax implications


Aberdeen, Edinburgh


Tel: 0330 060 3303


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