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Financial Management

Vermont Child Care Credit – What You Need to Know

Farm Credit East Knowledge Exchange

Beginning July 1, 2024, Vermont employers and self-employed individuals will begin making contributions composed of a 0.44% payroll tax on wages and a 0.11% self-employment income tax to the Vermont Department of Taxes for deposit into the Child Care Contribution (CCC) Special Fund.

July 18, 2024

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Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
Important Update Regarding Life Insurance Redemptions

In April, we discussed that the Supreme Court was hearing arguments in the Connelly v U.S. case regarding life insurance proceeds. With this case now decided, it will be important for individuals and small businesses owning life insurance to fund buy/sell agreements to include a review of these policies.

July 5, 2024

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Tag: FarmStart 
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Farm Credit East Team FFA Roots

The Farm Credit team believes in the future of agriculture. In fact, many members have roots in agriculture. In honor of National FFA Week (February 18-25, 2023), we recently polled our staff about their rural upbringings and FFA involvement. While the results weren’t surprising, we still found them impressive and wanted to share!

February 20, 2023

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Improving Access to Fresh Food and Expanding Diversity in Agriculture

Today’s blog continues our series focusing on Farm Credit East’s ESG efforts. Buffalo Go Green is a Buffalo, N.Y., based organization that aims to both expand access to fresh, healthy food, while also growing diversity within the agriculture industry.

February 15, 2022

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Three River Farmers Alliance: Connecting farmers with expanded markets

Today’s blog kicks off a series that will focus on Farm Credit East’s ESG efforts by highlighting organizations we have supported and the positive impact they have had in developing agriculture’s next generation, increasing access to fresh, healthy food options, and revitalizing rural communities. In this first installment, meet Three River Farmers Alliance based in New Hampshire's Seacoast Region.

January 13, 2022

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Committed to Agriculture and Rural Communities

As part of Farm Credit East’s stewardship strategy, it has established a number of programs over the years to contribute to industry support organizations and the communities where our customers and staff live. In 2021, we celebrate milestones for a few of these stewardship programs.

December 22, 2021

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