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The European Federation of Agricultural Consultants

The European Federation of Agricultural Consultancy (EFAC) is an independent network of professional agricultural consultancy organisations. Founded in 1997 its aim is to bring together independent agricultural consultancy bodies operating in European countries. EFAC seeks to promote professional agricultural consulting.

Agricultural consultants assist all kinds of enterprises in the rural sphere providing a comprehensive service including tax, financial, legal, economic, valuation, technical and education advice.

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(EFAC) European Federation of Agricultural Consultants analyzes in Bilbao the needs of agricultural and livestock farms

During three days of March (7th to 9th), Bilbao hosted the meeting of EFAC, the European Federation of Agricultural Consultants, which brings together agricultural consulting companies from different member countries of the European Union, to respond to the common needs of farms and livestock.

At the meeting where there has been representation from Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Belgium and Euskadi Tax Group have attended about twenty representatives of the different organizations that exercise their consulting services for European agricultural companies and have dealt with issues of management, tax and sustainability, the three main lines of work of the federation.

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In France, the withholding of the tax at the source has been voted 22 december of 2016.
The text from tax authorities with most explanations must be published for an application in 2018. The aim is to levy the income tax directly at the source and to replace the payment of the tax a year after the income year.
To have an overview of the national tax systems, France propose to compare the different legislations.

Download Document: Witholding tax survey – March 2017.pdf

Minutes of the Meeting of the EFAC, 8th April 2016

The EFAC board Meeting had been held the 8 of April 2016 in Leuven, Belgium.


  • Opening the meeting
  • Introduction of new Members of the Board
  • Announcements
  • Proposals for a business plan for EFAC
  • Developing a communication strategy for the EFAC Board and the EFAC Working Groups
  • Re-launch of the EFAC web site
  • Report on the recent activities of the EFAC Tax Committee
  • Next Meeting
  • Others

Download document: Minutes of the Meeting of the EFAC Board