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Townsend Chartered Surveyors, founded in 1992, is an independent firm of land agents, valuers, surveyors and estate agents based in Exeter, Devon, offering traditional estate management, rural property management and consultancy and land agency services to farmers, tenants and landowners throughout the UK. We are also leading national agents for Basic Payment Scheme entitlements (as we were for milk, sheep and beef quota) and are known for…
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BPS entitlements

Basic Payment Entitlements can be sold, leased or transferred through inheritance and can be sold or leased either with or without land. Sales without land are the easiest to deal with and are the most popular method of trading. VAT is payable on Entitlements traded (sold or leased) without land, unless the seller is non-VAT registered. Unless otherwise stated all entitlements are offered for sale without land…
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Western Morning News – 05.04.17 – 2017 BPS claims – Important to check land parcels following RPA re-mapping in South West

As the application window for BPS claims has now opened, it is important that farmers and agents alike ensure that the claim they submit reflects exactly what is taking place on the ground. Large areas of the South West have been re-mapped by the RPA as part of the ongoing national re-mapping programme. This re-mapping…

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