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John Ward

John Ward is a consultant at Baldwins Accountants. He can be contacted by email at:



The darling buds of May

Safe to graze?

Tax implications of converting barns and selling development land.

Inheritance tax implications of the diversification of activities

VAT implications of new planning opportunities for barn conversions

JOHN WARD shines a light on photovoltaic units, income from micro-generation of electricity, tax and tax credit planning
JOHN WARD discusses the capital allowances that can be claimed on farm buildings
Can additional tax relief be claimed on slurry systems, asks JOHN WARD

JOHN WARD FCA highlights some important tax issues for farmers following the Foot and Mouth epidemic.

ALTHOUGH SOME FARMERS have had their animals culled and been paid financial compensation, the future looks difficult and at this stage the tax implications are very important. Various reliefs are available for ordinary trading stock, but production stock warrants further attention. The following is the tax position where compensation is received in respect of production herds.

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