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2017 Tax Reform: How Would Proposals Affect Farmers?

2017 Tax Reform: How Would Proposals Affect Farmers? Updated

👤By Tina Barrett, Executive Director of Nebraska Farm Business Inc. 🕔Oct 23, 2017

It looks more likely each day that Congress will pass some sort of tax reform this session. This article looks at how the current tax reform changes proposed by President Trump would impact farmers and ranchers. Two of the main

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Farm Groups ‘Encouraged’ by Trump Tax Reform Preview – DTN

Farm Groups ‘Encouraged’ by Trump Tax Reform Preview – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Groups such as the American Farm Bureau Federation were “encouraged” by the initial framework for tax reform put on the table Wednesday by Republican leaders in Congress. Zippy Duvall, president of the Farm Bureau, said tax reform is essential to

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Farm Business: Eliminating Estate Taxes Still High on Trump Agenda – DTN

Farm Business: Eliminating Estate Taxes Still High on Trump Agenda – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 13, 2017

When President Donald Trump traveled to North Dakota last week to further his push for tax reform, the president highlighted the need to eliminate the estate tax. “We’ll also protect small businesses and family farmers here in North Dakota and

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Estate Planning: Farmers Gift the Farm to Their Rural Community – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Mar 27, 2015

Glenn Krog thought long and hard about what he wanted to leave after 60-plus years of farming. The single 79-year-old owned 860 contiguous acres just north of Lake Benton, Minnesota. He has been able to keep farming with the help

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Ask the Taxman: Can CRT be Used to Dispose of Farm Machinery? — DTN

👤By Andy Biebl, DTN Tax Columnist 🕔Jul 7, 2014

QUESTION: In one of your recent columns about farm tax planning, you discussed a couple retiring from farming without heirs and looking to dispose of $750,000 of machinery to a young neighbor. You explained that a sale was taxed immediately,

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Keith Good: Ethanol Production Up, Futures Down; PEDv Vaccine Approved

🕔Jun 19, 2014

Biofuels Bloomberg writer Mario Parker reported yesterday that, “Ethanol declined to a six-week low after a government report showed production of the biofuel rose to a record. “Futures fell after the Energy Information Administration said output rose 3 percent to 972,000 barrels

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