Taxes: Does the IRS Consider Your Farm a Hobby or a Business?

🕔May 8, 2019Understanding tax laws and guidelines can help you avoid unexpected tax consequences on your small farm or ranch. “Your tax return has been selected for examination by our office.” These […]

Texas: Ag Law Program, San Antonio, June 7

🕔Apr 30, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Agricultural Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” on June 7 in San Antonio. This free program is […]

Farmer Tax Credits: 4 To Consider Going Forward – DTN

🕔Mar 5, 2019I’m writing this column at 10 p.m. at night after a long week reviewing tax returns. Although tax reform has produced some mixed results, I’m still finding benefits for my […]

IRS Waives Estimated Tax Penalty for Farmers

🕔Mar 1, 2019The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has waived the estimated tax penalty for qualifying farmers who file their return and pay any taxes due by April 15, 2019. “Typically, agricultural producers […]

Ag Taxes: 3 Strategies for Navigating the New Section 199A

🕔Feb 5, 2019This tax season will be the first time cooperatives and their patrons will consider the income tax consequences of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA). A key […]

Year End Tax Planning – 13 Points for Ag Producers to Consider

🕔Dec 11, 2018Agricultural producers should do tax planning before the end of the year. “In tax planning, it is best to start with year-to-date income and expenses, and estimate them for the […]

Farm Taxes: 5 Things to Do ASAP, Plus Old Strategies that No Longer Work

🕔Dec 3, 20182018 was anything but a normal year. We saw tariffs, price declines, and a long, hard harvest for many farmers, as well as significant tax changes. These changes have led […]

U.S. House Tax Package is Jam-Packed, Includes Biodiesel Tax Credit – DTN

🕔Nov 29, 2018House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, released a tax and oversight package Monday that includes retirement and other savings enhancements, legislation to redesign the Internal Revenue Service, […]

Indiana: Ag Tax Law Workshop, Greenfield, Dec. 3

🕔Nov 27, 2018Changes to federal tax laws could impact the bottom line of farmers and those with ag-related businesses. On Dec. 3, Purdue Extension will offer a free workshop to help agriculture professionals understand […]

Mississippi: Ag Financial Professionals Workshop, Starkville, Dec. 12

🕔Nov 27, 2018December is a time when many producers seek advice from financial advisors as they plan their crops for the next year. The Mississippi State University Extension Service is hosting a […]

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