Farm Accounting

Farm accounting involves specific business, financial and taxation issues. As such it requires a specialist understanding of the industry.

With over 20 years experience in farm accounting and clients throughout the West Coast, we have a comprehensive understanding of farm accounting.

We offer our clients:

  • Regular financial monitoring and advice
  • On-farm visits
  • Fixed Fee options
  • Tax Planning Cashflow Forecasting and Planning
  • Software Problem Solving and Support
  • Succession Planning and Advice

At Cuffs we are Dairybase accredited accountants, meaning we are trained to use Dairybase to help identify how you can run your farm more profitably

We believe that most farmers can benefit by the use of competent farm advisors and we work closely with a number of advisors and our clients.  We are ourselves involved in farming discussion groups and actively participate in farm advisory discussions.  We have also developed solid working relationships with the banking and agri business managers, with Cuffs clients on very competitive banking terms.

You can capitalise on our experience whether you are sheep, dairy, venison or cattle farming. Whether your farm is a small partnership or a company, a few hectares or a few hundred, Cuffs can offer our services at a level that is tailored to suit your requirements. We are committed to the success of your farm. With professional expertise in accountancy and a birds-eye perspective of your business, you will get valuable guidance and advice on solving financial problems, protecting your assets and structuring your affairs for tax efficiency and long term success.

But don't just take our word for it, see what some of our clients have to say.  Click here to view testimonials from our clients.

Service Plans with Fixed Fee Options – We have developed four Service Plan Options for our farming clients.  Click here to view these.

Farming Newsletters - Quarterly newsletters are prepared to keep our farming clients up to date with the latest statutory and financial planning information. Click here to view our newsletters.

DairyBase - To find out more about DairyBase and how it could help your business click here.

Seminars - Each year we host farming seminars. These have included a range of topics from Stepping up to Contract or Share Milking and preparing Health and Safety Plans to sponsoring Doug Avery's Resilient Farmer Roadshow. To view the growing range of free resources from these events please click here.

Videos from Cuffs Farming Forums - We have videoed a number of our presentations like the example below.  To view the videos from our seminars please click here.

Accounting Setup for Farm Businesses


Articles and Farmer Specific Tax Facts -  The resource of articles we prepare is expanding. Click the links below for more information on these topics. 
Strategies for Managing a Fluctuating Payout
Herd Scheme v National Standard Cost
Income Equalisation Deposits
Farm Sale & Purchase - Its all about Team Work
Tax Planning Strategies
Farm Succession Planning