Specialising in the Agriculture & Rural Business sector Joe has developed a deep understanding of the challenges facing farming businesses today. He advises clients from small family farms through to larger commercial enterprises on various issues such as diversification projects, business restructuring, succession planning and benchmarking.
His experience within the agricultural sector enables him to offer considered and insightful solutions to sometimes difficult situations. Taking time to understand not only the business structure but also the family dynamics allows Joe to fully appreciate these relationships and to factor these in when suggesting inheritance tax and other succession planning strategies.
Joe is also involved in advising businesses operating within pharmaceutical and life science sectors. In particular, assisting with tax planning and structuring, and providing a full range of compliance services.
We focus on the DEFRA requirement for plant protection products in contract farming
That latest HRMC Making Tax Digital survey does not show encouraging results...
We discuss the latest Defra greenhouse gas mitigation survey and what it means for farmers
We examine this legal case and its impact on the future of haymaking.
Should rural businesses explore solar power?
We cover the background and key rules of the Sustainable Farm Incentive 2022.
We explore if rewilded land is eligible for Agricultural Property Relief
Two new grants available due to the restructuring of farming support.
How is COP26 relevant to the UK agriculture sector?
Changes to be aware of for limited companies holding residential property
It is part of the historical legacy of farming that there will normally be a number of buildings on a holding dating back to times when machinery was smaller, yields were lower and employees more numerous.
On 22nd July DEFRA released the second in what has now become an annual review of the relationship between DEFRA and the country’s farmers.
In its second report on Capital Gains Tax (CGT) the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has highlighted fourteen areas where the tax could easily be made simpler, fairer, and easier to understand.
An interesting VAT case has wider implications for agricultural businesses
Partner, Joe Spencer looks at the disadvantages of the new super capital allowance
We discuss George Eustice's Path to Sustainable Farming and what it means for you
George Eustice, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, set out his plans for the future of farming
On 7th February DEFRA published details of the Countryside Productivity Scheme, which will give...
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The whole team are exceedingly knowledgeable and the main benefit of working with MHA MacIntyre Hudson is the reassurance I feel that our business is in safe hands. Hayley Wilson - Fenmarc
The relationship with MHA MacIntyre Hudson has always been a solid one. The team are able to respond quickly to problems and achieving timescales. Their international network, Baker Tilly International, gives them breadth and the ability to cover overseas issues. - PRISYM ID