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Ag Law in the Field: How Will Tax Reform Affect Agriculture? – Audio

Ag Law in the Field: How Will Tax Reform Affect Agriculture? – Audio

👤By Tiffany Lashmet, Texas Ag Law 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Kristine Tidgren from the Iowa State Center for Ag Law and Taxation joined me on a recent episode of the Ag Law in the Field Podcast to discuss the ins and outs of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 

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Farm Policy: Trump Delivers Remarks to Farm Bureau Members

Farm Policy: Trump Delivers Remarks to Farm Bureau Members

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 9, 2018

President Donald Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 99th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday.  The President touched on a variety of issues, including tax reform, regulations, rural broadband, the Farm Bill, crop insurance, and trade.   This post

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Farm Business: Tax Reform Finalized Today – DTN

Farm Business: Tax Reform Finalized Today – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 20, 2017

President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress got to take credit Wednesday for a historic legislative victory in a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax-reform bill finalized through votes in the House and Senate.   Republicans celebrated the victory at the White

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Farm Incomes, Tax Reform: Near Term Benefits but Unsure Long Term – DTN

Farm Incomes, Tax Reform: Near Term Benefits but Unsure Long Term – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom  DTN Political Correspondent  and  Chris Clayton  DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Farm leaders over the weekend praised Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and John Thune, R-S.D., for writing an amendment in the final tax bill to address the elimination of Section 199, which allowed cooperatives to pass a deduction for production and

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Farmer Cooperative Group Worries about Possible Tax Law Change – DTN

Farmer Cooperative Group Worries about Possible Tax Law Change – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 1, 2017

The head of the National Council of Farmer Cooperative is concerned about how tax law will treat a 17.4% tax deduction that could pass from cooperatives through to farmers but leave farmer cooperatives without the same financial benefit they now

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Farm Bill: Tax Legislation and the Specter of Sequestration

Farm Bill: Tax Legislation and the Specter of Sequestration

👤By Jonathan Coppess, Gary Schnitkey, and Nick Paulson, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University Ag Economist 🕔Nov 24, 2017

A recent analysis by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has raised concerns about the potential impact the Congressional tax bills could have on farm programs and the farm bill. In short, the concern raised is that if the tax bills

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Farm Business: Tax Reform Benefits and Drawbacks for 2018 – DTN

Farm Business: Tax Reform Benefits and Drawbacks for 2018 – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 14, 2017

The U.S. Senate’s tax-reform bill released late Thursday would keep more tax brackets and maintain the estate tax, but also would still keep several tax provisions important to farmers regarding equipment expensing and pass-through income.   With the House advancing its

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Tax Reform: ‘Unintended Consequences’, Conaway Says Will Fix Land Rental Tax – DTN

Tax Reform: ‘Unintended Consequences’, Conaway Says Will Fix Land Rental Tax – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Edito 🕔Nov 10, 2017

The issue of tacking self-employment taxes to rental income was an “unintended consequence” of the House tax reform bill that should be fixed before the bill hits the House floor for full debate, according to Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas. Conaway

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Tax Reform: Self-Employment Tax Looming for Landowners Leasing to Farmers or Family Partnership – DTN

Tax Reform: Self-Employment Tax Looming for Landowners Leasing to Farmers or Family Partnership – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 8, 2017

The House tax-reform bill meant to lower taxes could lead to a self-employment tax hitting every landowner who leases land to a farmer and farmers who lease farmland to a family partnership. The tax bill would be 15.3% higher under

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Tax Reform: New Bill Offers Ag Incentives, but Is It All Good?

Tax Reform: New Bill Offers Ag Incentives, but Is It All Good?

👤By Lydia Holmes, USA Rice 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Last Thursday Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced a huge tax reform bill he says will simplify the tax code, lower individual rates, and create jobs.  The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” includes

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