Farming and Rural Business
Moore and Smalley are proud to act for and advise over several hundred farming and rural business clients who operate throughout Lancashire and Cumbria. We are informed and have extensive knowledge of the unique issues which face many of our rural clients. Through a specialist and dedicated team of individuals, who themselves are from agricultural backgrounds, we aim to provide clients with a proactive service and ensure that they are realising their full business potential whilst minimising their tax liabilities.
Our farming clients range from family farms to large commercial enterprises which operate in the both the livestock and arable sectors. Additionally we act for a significant number of rural related businesses which operate alongside agriculture focusing on adding value to primary produce, property investments, leisure and tourism.
We are pleased to be members of the ICAEW Specialist Interest Group for Rural Business, the CharterGroup for Agriculture and the National Farmers’ Union. In addition, we regularly work with other professionals within the sector to meet our clients’ needs and objectives.
We offer a comprehensive range of core services to our clients such as accounts preparation, payroll and taxation and in particular we are able to offer specialist advice in the following areas:-
- Business structures and finance
- Property transactions
- Succession planning
- Inheritance tax and trusts
- Diversification and VAT
- Financial planning including pension and investment advice.
Our Specialist Farming and Rural Business Team
Lancaster Office: Les Hewitt
Kendal Office: Rodger Hill
For a no obligation consultation please contact Danny Houghton or call on 01772 821021