The South West's unique landscape ensures that agriculture continues to play a major role in the regional economy. Our agriculture sector specialists understand the commercial needs of the countryside and are committed to supporting rural businesses whenever we can.
Francis Clark acts for over 350 farming businesses and more than 30 landed estates giving a breadth of knowledge and experience in dealing with the many issues clients face.
From advice on minimising tax, assistance with financing, dealing with VAT uncertainties and the effect of changes in the CAP system, we can provide the support to ensure your success.
Recognising the importance of preserving farming assets and wealth for the next generation we have very considerable expertise in advising on capital gains tax and inheritance tax. In order to survive and thrive our clients must be profitable and we offer sound financial advice regarding new ventures and diversification.
As well as routine business accounts and tax compliance, our dedicated team of specialists provide quality, practical advice in the following areas specifically aimed at farms and rural businesses and their families:-
- Business strategy and planning
- Financial structuring
- Partnership changes and succession planning
- Structures and incorporation
- Performance management
- Pensions and investment
- IT requirements
- Bookkeeping and management accounting
- VAT and payroll processing
All delivered in a friendly, timely and proactive way by people who understand the sector.