Making Tax Digital

Those of you involved with business administration may well be in the throes of registering your business for MTD and negotiating various software changes.  Such changes should enable your VAT returns to be submitted digitally to the Revenue. Unfortunately, HMRC are still making life tricky for some, by failing to properly register people for MTD […]

Planning Permission Grant and Second House Built

It was very good to receive an email recently, with a photograph of a new farmhouse built on a dairy farm in Buckinghamshire.  This was a case I dealt with a little while ago. The clients wanted permission for a second dwelling to serve a successful and expanding dairy farm.  The Council’s planning officers saw […]

Planning Permission Finally Granted After Appeal Lost

In mid-April I spoke at a planning committee meeting along with a client, to try to persuade a planning committee to grant permanent permission for an existing log cabin, that only had a temporary planning consent. It was first placed on the farm in 2007 and was followed by an application for a bricks-and-mortar house […]

Making Tax Digital

FCG Accounting Ltd is our sister company, which produces an accounting package specifically for farms and rural businesses. It has now launched our MTD-ready accounts package. If you still produce accounts on a paper-based system, or on a spreadsheet, or you wish to move up to a very cost-effective accounting package with an excellent suite […]