Penalties, reductions and exclusion will be applied to your Single Farm Payment if:
- your Single Application Form is submitted after the deadline (midnight on 15 May) and / or
- you have breached scheme rules, for example in relation to land declarations and / or
- your farming practice fails to meet the requirements relating to Cross Compliance.
Details of the various penalties are contained in our guidance for completing your Single Application Form. Copies are available to download from the Rural Payments and Services website, at https://www.ruralpayments.org or from your local RPID area office.