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The Levels of Dairy Risk Management

Daniele Ricci

Dairy Risk Management can be an intimidating and complex process for many dairy operations; however, it is an important tool for protecting risk in dairy markets. Crop Growers agents Daniele Ricci and Megan Clancy explain the different levels available for your operation.

November 28, 2022

Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
Employee Retention Credit and Supply Chain Disruptions

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a refundable tax credit that taxpayers could obtain by meeting a quantitative test for either a decline in revenues, or because their business was shut down wholly or partially due to a governmental order. This shutdown test includes “supply chain disruptions.” Today’s Tax Talk considers how the IRS views a supply chain disruption.

October 26, 2022

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Tax Talks
Control of the Senate will determine tax policy

What could the recent election mean for tax policy? Senior Tax Consultant Dario Arezzo outlines a few possibilities, dependent on two special elections in January 2021.

November 18, 2020

Tax Talks
Tax Planning Considerations for Paycheck Protection Program Recipients

One of the major questions for tax planning season has been whether expenses paid with a Paycheck Protection Program loan that is forgiven will be deductible. Senior Tax Consultant Dario Arezzo discusses possible examples and outcomes.

October 27, 2020

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Tax Talks
Optimizing Special Depreciation for your Orchards

2020 is shaping up to be a potentially high-income year for some farmers across the country, especially given the latest round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments. One tool that will likely come into play for fruit growers this year is the ability to depreciate 100% of the cost of new orchards.

October 06, 2020

Tax Talks
USDA Regulatory Changes on 'Actively Engaged in Farming' Definition

In the second of a two-part series, Farm Credit East tax specialist Dario Arezzo explains Farm Service Agency eligibility changes, specifically recent changes to USDA regulatory changes on the “Actively Engaged in Farming” definition.

September 15, 2020

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