Farm Business: Take Note of the 2018 Federal Estate Tax Exemption

🕔Jan 4, 2018With the start of a new year and the passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” there are important changes to the federal estate tax.  Everyone should take time […]

Farm Business: Tax Reform Finalized Today – DTN

🕔Dec 20, 2017President 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 […]

Tax Reform: Compromise Bill Hits the Floor with a Mixed $1.5 Trillion Bag – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2017The final tax-reform package vaunted by Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump is expected to be released Friday with several major compromises on tax rates and deductions that will affect […]

2017 Tax Reform: How Would Proposals Affect Farmers?

🕔Oct 23, 2017It 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 […]

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

🕔Sep 28, 2017Groups 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 […]

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

🕔Sep 13, 2017When 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 […]

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

🕔Mar 27, 2015Glenn 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. […]

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

🕔Jul 7, 2014QUESTION: 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 […]

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

🕔Jun 19, 2014Biofuels 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 […]

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