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Business Tips and Tools

Loan Application Essentials: What you need to apply

Erin Tones

Are you in need of financing for your farm, fishing or forestry business but not sure how to get started? Don’t let the process be a barrier to getting the funding you need! Keep reading for a list of essential information you’ll need to submit an application.

December 6, 2022

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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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Tag: estate planning 
Tax Talks
Estate Planning in Uncertain Times

Every so often, there are years when estate planning becomes the hot topic among farmers. With several proposals circulating in Washington, D.C., it appears that 2021 will be one of those years.

May 26, 2021

Tax Talks
2021: A Good Time for an Intentionally Defective Grantor Trust?

Farm Credit East Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo, explains the benefit of an Intentionally Defective Grantor Trust for estate planning and generational transfer purposes, as well as the tax implications.

February 23, 2021

Transition Planning
Not Making a Decision can be the Worst Decision: How to make farm succession actionable

There are many reasons to begin your farm business succession plan, especially as you approach your “golden years.” While difficult decisions may be involved, Farm Business Consultant Jon Jaffe explains that making those decisions is often better than doing nothing at all.

July 15, 2020

Tax Talks
Ag-specific tax provisions

If you are not taking full advantage of the beneficial provisions the tax code provides, you may be overpaying your tax bill. Farm Credit East tax consultant Dario Arezzo gives readers examples of tax provisions that may be overlooked if a tax preparer isn’t well-versed in the business of agriculture.

February 27, 2020

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