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Get to grips with the big bogeyman of farm succession

Tax issues are often the main stumbling block to the smooth transfer of land, writes our expert

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Farm succession can be a major source of concern

Farm succession can be a major source of concern

Farm succession can be a major source of concern

Farm succession queries have become a weekly if not daily occurrence in my office.

I have written many times in the past on this issue but the queries keep coming so it's clearly something that's always topical.

My experience is that it is not the act of actually parting with ownership that is the problem but rather what I describe as the farm succession equivalent of 'Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' that can be a major source of concern to an intending transferor. These are:


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