Countryside Care Scheme Payments
It is now Treasury policy that payments are made by BACS whenever possible. We have taken this on-board and with effect from July 2011, all scheme-related payments will be made via BACS. For those of you who have not yet supplied the Department with your bank details, a form can be downloaded from the forms page.
Payment dates for 2013 scheme year:
The first interim payment (50% of total) will be made before the end of July 2013.
The second interim payment (25% of total) will be made before the end of October 2013.
The third and final payment will be made before the end of April 2014. This final balancing payment will be based upon 25% of the total but will also will take into account any reductions for penalties.
Please see Chapter 1 of the Farmer's Handbook for more details of how the other Schemes are being wound down and the percentages which you will be paid.