Property sales and lettings

New tax case allows IHT relief for livery business

“Agricultural and other rural trading businesses qualify for either agricultural or business property relief from inheritance tax but, for many years, the established position has been that livery yards do not...

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2017 Countryside Stewardship Now Open

The Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier and Higher Tier scheme for 2017 opened on Friday 10th March. Details of this scheme can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/countryside-stewardship-get-paid-for-environmental-land-management Higher Tier application packs will need...

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New RDPE Growth Programme Opens

Defra has just published details of the new RDPE funding that is available to farmers and rural businesses through the Local Enterprise Partnerships. The deadline for submission of expressions of interest...

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Increased Buyer Activity

John Dawe-Lane at Acorn Rural Property Consultants reports on current market conditions for farm properties and suggests that, “despite the general economic turmoil and the on-going euro crisis, rising commodity prices...

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