Revenue has published a revised income tax guideline booklet which is of major benefit to farmers in the formation and operation of Registered Farm Partnerships.
Teagasc Farm Structures Specialist, Thomas Curran has worked closely with Revenue staff to ensure that this very valuable document is made available to accountants and tax advisors as an online publication.
“This publication is extremely valuable booklet and will provide clarity to accountants and tax advisors in the setting up of the farm partnership correctly while also providing guidance on the completion of income tax returns for each partner on an annual basis,” said Mr Curran.
“There are four key areas to be addressed during the formation of a registered farm partnership: the on-farm agreement between the parties; the written legal agreement; the interaction with Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine schemes and structures, and accounting rules.
“This booklet provides detailed guidelines on the setting-up of the partnership from revenue and accounting perspectives.”
The booklet is now available on the Teagasc website click on this link: https://www.teagasc.ie/rural-economy/farm-management/collaborative-farming/registered-farm-partnerships/taxation/ and the Revenue website under Taxes & Duties – Income Tax – Leaflets or by clicking the following link,http://www.revenue.ie/en/tax/it/leaflets/registered-farm-partnership.pdf