Iain McVicar

Partner

Iain McVicar is the head of Albert Goodman’s Farms and Estates team, Iain manages a large team of agricultural accountants and business advisers and has a strong practical background in agriculture, with extensive experience of helping agri-businesses across the country.

After graduating in agriculture from Seale-Hayne, Iain worked as an agricultural business consultant. He then qualified as an accountant with a national accounting firm specialising in agriculture, spending six years there, including three years with the business recovery department advising on business turnaround strategies.

Iain McVicar joined Albert Goodman in 2001, Iain specialises in providing strategic tax and business advice to farmers, estate owners, food manufacturers and retailers, veterinary surgeons, and other rural businesses. He is an accomplished speaker on agricultural matters and is often published in the press.

In addition, Iain McVicar has been the Chairman of RAG UK since 2010, which is a national affiliation of agricultural accountants, who deal with more than 5000 farm businesses. This group meets regularly to share ideas and make sure that they are leading the way with regard to accountancy, tax, and agriculture.

In his spare time, Iain is a keen cyclist and took part in the Albert Goodman 150 km bike ride to celebrate 150 years of Albert Goodman.

Insights
& resources
by Iain

Article

April 29, 2021

Herd basis - could this be tax advantageous for farmers?

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February 11, 2021

The path to sustainable farming: AN AGRICULTURAL TRANSITION PLAN 2021 TO 2024

Article

October 26, 2020

Tax Efficient Investments - Farming

Article

July 02, 2020

THE AGRICULTURE BILL 2019-21

Article

April 15, 2020

How does the Spring Budget affect me and my farm?

Article

April 15, 2020

Managing cash flow during the pandemic

Specialisms

Agriculture

With agriculture and diversified land management underpinning our vibrant economy, supporting farms and rural businesses is naturally our sector strength. It has been for the past 150 years as agricul...
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Accountancy

No business can afford to get its accounts wrong. With regulations to meet, reputations at stake and opportunities to grasp, one wrong step can put your business on the back foot. But that doesn’t mea...
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Business Advice

In today’s crowded and competitive markets, you need a business partner who is commercially astute and strategically creative. One that seeks out strategic or growth opportunities rather than looks at...
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Forensic Accounting & Valuations

Forensic accounting is specialist work and, as such, many different factors can influence the end result. Our valuation and forensic experts have successfully acted for a large number of clients to se...
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