1. Essential Reading 7 items
    1. Concise rural taxation: taxation for rural advisers and students, 2015/2016 tax year - Charles Cowap, Harper Adams University 2015

      Book  An in-house publication, widely used by students of land management and rural practitioners throughout the UK, updated annually. [You will be provided with a copy of this book along with your module notes

    2. Land and estate management - Nix, John 2003


    3. Rating valuation: principles and practice - Bond, Patrick H., Brown, Peter K. 2011 (electronic resource)


    4. Rating valuation: principles and practice - Patrick H. Bond, P. K. Brown 2018


    5. Essential Reading also includes ensuring familiarity with the following websites: 3 items
  2. Recommended Reading 11 items
    1. Davies, principles of tax law - David W. Williams, Geoffrey Morse, Sandra Eden, F. R. Davies 2016 (electronic resource)


    2. Davies principles of tax law - David W. Williams, Geoffrey Morse, F. R. Davies 2016


    3. The myth of ownership: taxes and justice - Liam B. Murphy, Thomas Nagel 2005, c2002 (electronic resource)


    4. Ryde on rating and the council tax: Vol 2 - Roots, GRG. 1990

      Book  A detailed publication, useful for researching material for your presentations. See in particular Chapter 5 on Agricultural land and buildings

    5. Taxation of farmers and landowners - Stanley, Oliver, Baird, Adrian, Hutton, Matthew 2001

      Book  Regular updates. A detailed publication - a useful reference library resource

    6. Taxation: Policy and Practice 2017/18 - Andy Lymer, Lynne Oats 2017


    7. Tolley's tax guide 2018-19 - Claire Hayes, Ruth Newman 2018


  3. Some Useful Sources of Tax Information on the Internet 11 items
    1. The following websites contain useful and authoritative information, issued by HMRC, on current taxation matters.

    2. Customer Guide to Inheritance Tax

      Webpage  As well as general coverage of IHT, this guide explains specialist areas such as agricultural relief, woodland relief and the interaction of business and agricultural relief.

    3. Farmers and Market Gardeners

      Document  Information on some of the special rules applying to farmers including profit averaging, herd basics elections and agricultural property relief. (Homepage: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk)

    4. HM Revenue and Customs: Manuals Index Page

      Webpage  A list of Staff Manuals used by tHMRC that have now been or will be shortly published on the HMRC web site. They contain very detailed exploration and guidance under the following subject: Accounting, banking and finance; Company and business; Employment; Environmental Taxes; European Union; Excise; Import, export and international; Insurance, investments, pensions and savings; Operational HM Revenue & custom manuals; PAYE; Personal taxation; Property and real estate; Tax credits; VAT

    5. HM Revenue & Customs: National Statistics

      Webpage  Digest of Inland Revenue/Taxation statistics. (Homepage: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk)

    6. Trusts an introduction

      Webpage  This leaflet is a short guide to trusts and how they are taxed. It covers the basic types of private family trusts, but not the special trusts or non-residential trusts. It gives some answers to questions that are commonly asked about trusts. (Homepage: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk)

    7. UK Taxation Directory

      Website  Independent UK Tax Directory - numerous links. http://www.uktax.demon.co.uk

    8. The Valuation Office

      Website  The Valuation office website - the site to go to if you want to look at Non-Domestic Ratings lists but it also contains a wealth of other information on rates and Council Tax. By using the search engine you can also get through to the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) Rating Manual. http://www.voa.gov.uk

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