Life on the Farm - Autumn/Winter 2020

  • Episode 11 – Machinery sharing

    Every issue we follow the Barleymow family through their family and business decisions. This episode sees the family's discussion around machinery sharing with a neighbouring farm.
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  • Are you getting the tax relief on your farmhouse costs?

    The farmhouse is an integral part of the farm business itself fulfilling a dual role: primarily the home of the farmer and their family (a private function), whilst also the place where the business is run from with the office often located in the house. Business meetings are held there, day-to-day decision-making taking place, as well as occupation being necessary to tend to livestock and to safeguard the farm buildings and equipment (business purposes).
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