BPS entitlements available 2018

Below is a small selection of the entitlements we have AVAILABLE for 2018, however please contact us for the most up-to-date information:

Total ha Transfer type Entitlement type Status Deadline
 12.9 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA SOLD 15th May 2018
 200 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 144.11 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 26.26 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 100  SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 82 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 28 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 10.38 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 20 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 60 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
 52.79 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
6-8 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
135 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
17.8 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA SOLD 15th May 2018
26 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
33.21 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
190 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
45 SELL ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
20-24 SELL ENG NON-SDA NO VAT £OFFERS 15th May 2018
31.63 SELL ENG NON-SDA NO VAT £OFFERS 15th May 2018
13.31 SELL ENG NON-SDA NO VAT £OFFERS 15th May 2018
8 SELL ENG NON-SDA NO VAT £OFFERS 15th May 2018
74 LEASE ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
16.9 LEASE ENGLISH NON-SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
21.68 SELL ENGLISH SDA NO VAT £OFFERS 15th May 2018
4.5 SELL ENGLISH SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
7.2 SELL ENGLISH SDA £OFFERS 15th May 2018
120 SELL ENG MOORLAND £OFFERS 15th May 2018
42.2 SELL SCOTTISH REGION 1 £OFFERS 2nd April 2018
196.25 SELL SCOTTISH REGION 2 £OFFERS 2nd April 2018
33 SELL WELSH £OFFERS 30th April 2018

 

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/lessor is non-VAT registered. Unless otherwise stated all the above entitlements are offered for sale without land and VAT will be due on the price agreed. The entitlements listed above are offered subject to contract.

Please note we also only act on a subject to contract basis, or subject to the submission of paper transfer forms or via an online transfer application, when buying or leasing Entitlements or leasing for Naked Acres for our clients. We do not enter into oral contracts on behalf of any of our clients.

Entitlements and Naked Acres listed may include lots offered by other agents where prices quoted would include an introductory commission payable to Townsend Chartered Surveyors.

From 2015 the usage rule changed and now farmers must now use all their entitlements in a single application at least once every two years, otherwise the unused entitlements will be lost to the National Reserve. From 2015, in England and Wales the minimum claim size increased to five hectares, and to three hectares for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Entitlement transferees are subject to an Active Farmer Test, as are claimants. Therefore transferees and claimants should ensure they are eligible to transfer/claim before arranging entitlement transfers or leasing of entitlements. You do not need to be an active farmer to transfer out or lease out entitlements.

Unless specifically instructed in writing we are unable to provide advice in respect to the Basic Payment Scheme or any other schemes under the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union, especially how they may affect a particular vendor’s or purchaser’s eligibility for the Basic Payment Scheme.

Any such comments or statements made by Townsend Chartered Surveyors verbally during the process of buying, selling or leasing entitlements, or leasing for naked acres or otherwise cannot be relied upon unless such advice is provided in writing following receipt of written instructions for Townsend Chartered Surveyors to provide such advice. Any such oral comments or statements do not form part of entitlement or naked acre agency contracts.

 

 

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