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Crop Insurance

Another Wet One – How Crop Growers Can Help Northeast Tobacco Growers

Daniele Harris

In 2023, the Northeast experienced another wet tobacco growing season. Given the high cost of tobacco cultivation (over $1,000 per acre), risk management plans are crucial for producers. Connecticut insured more than 3,000 acres of this valuable crop. The purpose of crop insurance, like any other insurance, is not to bring profits but to make the producer whole again so they can continue to farm the following year.

February 13, 2024

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Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
What you Need to Know about Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting for your Business

Starting January 1, 2024, most United States (U.S.) entities must report information about the beneficial owners of their businesses to strengthen the integrity of the U.S. financial system by making it harder for illicit actors to use shell companies to launder their money or hide assets. This blog article explores the key elements of the BOI reporting rule and what actions your business needs to take. 

January 18, 2024

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Tax Talks
IRS Provides Penalty Relief for Farmers

Notice 2022-13 was recently released and provided all qualifying farmers with relief from the March 1 deadline, so long as they file and pay their taxes by April 18 (or April 19 for Maine and Massachusetts farmers). In today's Tax Talks, Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo outlines the impacts Notice 2022-13 may have when examining your tax options. 

March 29, 2022

Tax Talks
New York State Labor Credit Proposals
Labor costs remain a concern for agricultural producers in New York State. In today's Tax Talks, Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo outlines three tax credit proposals that may provide some relief from the high cost of labor. Two of them are existing credits that could be enhanced, while the other would be a new credit.

February 24, 2022

Tax Talks
Schedule F and Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness

While Paycheck Protection Program information may be winding down, the reporting surrounding the loans is still important when preparing an accurate 2021 tax return. Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo explains the importance of correct PPP reporting when filing.

January 26, 2022

Tax Talks
Ready for Tax Season? Here's What You Should Know

Chris Torres at American Agriculturist recently spoke with Farm Credit East Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo, about the 2022 tax season. Read their discussion for insights into your 2022 tax planning strategy.

December 15, 2021

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