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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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Tax Reform: The Good, The Bad, and Will It Happen? – DTN

Tax Reform: The Good, The Bad, and Will It Happen? – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Donna Funk, a principal for K-Coe Isom out of Kansas, had a tough task last week at the American Coalition for Ethanol annual meeting trying to explain the status of tax reform and the impact on ethanol producers. Funk was

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Ag and the Farm Bill: Budget, Appropriations Issues Continue to Unfold

Ag and the Farm Bill: Budget, Appropriations Issues Continue to Unfold

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jul 21, 2017

This week, the House Budget Committee unveiled, and subsequently passed, a 2018 fiscal year budget resolution.  Meanwhile, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved its fiscal year 2018 agricultural appropriations measure.  Today’s update provides additional details on these budgetary developments

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Farm Policy: Interest Deduction Tax Proposal Concerns Farmers

Farm Policy: Interest Deduction Tax Proposal Concerns Farmers

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Richard Rubin reported yesterday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “Republicans looking to rewrite the U.S. tax code are taking aim at one of the foundations of modern finance—the deduction that companies get for interest they pay on debt.

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Iowa: Vet Fundraiser Becomes Trump Rally for Healthcare – DTN

Iowa: Vet Fundraiser Becomes Trump Rally for Healthcare – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 6, 2017

An Iowa senator’s fundraising motorcycle ride for veterans on Saturday turned into a rousing rally for President Donald Trump and his first five months in office, as well as a push to get the Senate moving on health-care reform. Republican

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Trump Speech Themes: Infrastructure, Taxes, Immigration and Trade – DTN

Trump Speech Themes: Infrastructure, Taxes, Immigration and Trade – DTN

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

President Donald Trump did not talk about farmers or rural America directly in his first State of the Union speech, but his themes regarding infrastructure, taxes, immigration and trade all will resonate in varying ways with farmers.   The president’s

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Ag Policy: Trade May Be Only Bright Spot in 2015 Politics – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 21, 2015

Things will be different in Washington, D.C., this year, but there appears to be only a small, glimmering light of hope on trade to reflect any serious change in the political posturing. 2015 already is shaping up to be a

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AFBF Policies Appear Clear on Tax Reform, Infrastructure — DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 14, 2015

While some in Congress kick around the idea of tax reform or finding ways to fund highway infrastructure improvements, American Farm Bureau delegates apparently haven’t seen enough to bring any resolutions to the floor seeking new direction or reacting to

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