Enter 2020 BPS payment

1. Please note this calculator and the reduction of income relates only to pillar 1 direct payments and doesn't include any additional pillar 2 payments such as Countryside Stewardship Schemes or RPDE that your farm receives income from.

2. This BPS reduction policy is for England only.

3. If your business has not yet received 2020 payment, please use your 2019 payment figure. Assumes payment rate in 2020 is the same as 2019.

4. Reductions between 2021-2024 have been estimated based on information published by DEFRA regarding the phased reductions of the BPS. For years 2025-2028 a straight-line reduction to zero has been assumed.

Lower limit Upper limit Reduction 2021 Reduction 2022 Reduction 2023 Reduction 2024
£0 £30,000 5% 20% 35% 50%
£30,000 £50,000 10% 25% 40% 55%
£50,000 £150,000 20% 35% 50% 65%
>£150,000 25% 40% 55% 70%
Cumulative total amount to be redirected into delivering other schemes for farmers £169 - 179m c£427 - 447m c£705 - 733m c£970 - 1,010m

Please email any questions to: tom.forshaw@ahdb.org.uk

AHDB also have a broad range of other tools to help with everything from benchmarking costs and recording instances of blight, to choosing the perfect varieties of potatoes or cereals for your farm. See our tools page for more information.

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