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Julie Butler

Julie Butler

Julie Butler is a farm and equine tax expert and the author of Tax Planning for Farm and Land Diversification and Equine Tax Planning (both Bloomsbury), and Stanley: Taxation of Farmers and Landowners (LexisNexis)

Recent stories

  • Sheep farming at Coulaghailtro, Scotland

    Back to basics: Working with farming accountants

    15 May 2018

    Julie Butler and Fred Butler offer advice on the farm ownership structure and providing for strong succession planning.

  • Julie Butler

    Escape route

    21 July 2016

    Following recent changes to the current system of tax relief for buy-to-let investors, landlords now face a punishing tax regime if they stay in the market. Julie Butler suggests a way out: changing the status of the property to a furnished holiday letting

  • Julie Butler

    Trading places

    11 March 2014Updated: 4 October 2014

    A number of recent cases point to a worrying new trend by HM Revenue & Customs, whereby it assesses farms as investment rather than trading businesses – which do not therefore qualify for business property relief. Julie Butler explains what action farmers need to take

  • A developing trend

    15 January 2014Updated: 8 October 2014

  • Specialist needs

    18 November 2014