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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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Business Tips and Tools
Keep Your Online Information Safe: 3 Security Habits You Can Start Today!

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Farm Credit East’s security team is working to educate customers and staff about security  best practices to use in their work and personal lives. There are a few things you can implement today to keep you and your information safe.

October 12, 2023

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Business Tips and Tools
Safety On The Farm: Take It Seriously!

Farming remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. Accidents can, and do, happen all the time. It’s important to implement preventative precautions and to be prepared if the worst case scenario happens. 

September 19, 2023

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Business Tips and Tools
Farm Credit East: Your trusted payroll provider

Farm Credit East offers a customer relationship-based payroll service with assigned payroll specialists committed to offering unique and dedicated expertise in all facets of agricultural payroll, putting your business on track for foundational success.

September 05, 2023

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Business Tips and Tools
Vermont Foresters: Complete the Economy Loss & Damage Survey

The extended period of rainy weather in July and August and major flooding on July 10 has severely impacted many Vermonters. One sector that has been experiencing major impacts from the weather is Vermont’s forest economy. The Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation developed a survey specific to this sector that will assist state agencies and elected officials in determining how to respond. 

August 22, 2023

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