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Crop Insurance

Whole Farm Revenue and Micro Farm Crop Insurance is Worth Another Look

Devon Smolak

Many farmers think of crop insurance as only relevant for large row-crop growers. But if you’re a diversified farm, there are new options that are worth another look, particularly in light of recurring natural disasters that have been hitting the region.

September 25, 2023

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Latest Tax Talk

Tax Talks
Crop Insurance Tax Treatment Options for a Challenging Year

2023 has been a challenging year for farmers, and many may see payments from their crop insurance policies or federal crop disaster payments. This Tax Talks blog reminds producers that crop insurance proceeds and crop disaster payments must be reported as income.

August 29, 2023

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Tax Talks
USDA Emergency Relief Programs for Producers

Emergency Relief Program (ERP) phase one closed on December 16, 2022. Phase two opened on January 23rd and runs through June 2, 2023. The funds appropriated by Congress will be distributed through the Emergency Livestock Relief Program (ELRP) and the ERP. Regarding ELRP, the Farm Service Agency will release more information once they have finished its analysis on the 2021 drought and wildfire impacts on livestock producers.

January 30, 2023

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Tax Talks
Farmers Find Relief in New York State Budget
New York Governor Kathy Hochul approved the Fiscal Year 2023 budget, which included some key tax provisions for the state’s farmers. In today's Tax Talk, Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo goes over three tax credits included in the 2023 budget.

April 26, 2022

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Tax Talks
COVID-19 Relief Bill and Year-end Tax Planning

In this week's blog, Dario Arezzo explains some of the provisions detailed in the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, passed by Congress on December 21 and signed into law by the president on December 27.

December 29, 2020

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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

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