As National Co-op month comes to an end, it’s appropriate to recognize a crucial and unique aspect of all cooperatives, which is their form of governance. The foundation of a cooperative’s governance is its board of directors. Additionally, at Farm Credit East, an important way for management and directors to get direct feedback from other members is through Farm Credit East’s customer service councils.
As we celebrate National Co-op month, it’s a good time to remind ourselves about the widespread impact of cooperatives in our country. This post highlights a few facts that illustrate cooperatives’ reach in agriculture and beyond.
As we approach year-end, it’s an important time to think about tax planning. Tax planning is an invaluable tool to ensure that your business thrives and that your tax liability is manageable not only in the current year, but into the future. The last thing you want to find out when filing your tax return is that you owe more money than expected.