Sam Kirkham

Partner

Sam Kirkham is a Partner in the Albert Goodman Farms and Estates team. Sam joined the firm in 1996, after graduating from the Royal Agricultural College. A chartered certified accountant and chartered tax advisor Sam specialises in tax planning for agricultural businesses and estates, particularly capital taxes including capital gains and inheritance tax. She also advises high net worth individuals and investors on land and property transactions.

Sam regularly advises clients, successfully implements and speaks at events on inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning as well as business structures for tax and succession planning.

Sam is on the Somerset committee for the CLA and lectures at CAAV on business structures, tax and succession planning. Sam is the editor of Albert Goodman’s popular Agricultural Intelligence newsletter which is provided to many rural businesses across the South-West of England. Alongside the other Farms & Estate Partners, Sam also takes great pride in developing the next generation of rural accountants, and the Albert Goodman Farms & Estates team continues to grow.

A regular speaker at seminars across the South-West, Sam’s expertise around tax planning for farms & estate businesses is in high demand.

Insights
& resources
by Sam

Article

July 23, 2021

Taxation of housing for certain farmworkers

Article

July 23, 2021

THE OTS second report ON CGT

Article

April 29, 2021

Super-deduction for companies

Article

April 29, 2021

Capitalising on demand for holidays in the south west

Article

April 28, 2021

Natural capital - the tax issues

Article

March 04, 2021

Budget 2021- Farms and Estates Summary

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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Landed Estates

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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 Tax

Navigating business tax can feel like walking a tightrope. On the one hand, you want to reduce tax wherever you can. On the other hand, you need to make sure you’re compliant with ever-changing regula...
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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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