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Make Agriculture Count! The 2022 USDA Census of Agriculture

Chris Laughton

The ag census is the most reliable source of information on U.S. agriculture and provides extremely valuable information. If you receive a form, we encourage you to fill it out to make sure agriculture is counted! Following are a few frequently asked questions we’ve received from our customers.


January 26, 2023

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Latest Tax Talk

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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 31, 2023

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2022 Year-End Tax Headlines

As for tax updates, year-end 2022 is as good as any of the last few years. Some years we’re left dealing with changes that occur in January that are retroactive. This year, there are some last-minute things that are mostly good news. Here are the highlights.

December 27, 2022

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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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Tax Strategies for 2022: Tax Planning for Cash Basis Reporting

In the last Tax Talks, “Tax Strategies for 2022: Understanding Your Tax Liability,” we began to understand the importance of record keeping and tax planning early in the year. In today’s blog, we’ll continue to build upon that foundation as we discuss tax planning for cash basis reporting.

 

September 07, 2022

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Tax Strategies for 2022: Understanding Your Tax Liability

Have you started tax planning for 2022? First and foremost, you need to have a good record keeping system in place to accurately detail your farm income and expenses. If you wait until the dark, cold months of January and February to do your books for the year when there isn’t much else going on, you’re not going to have the opportunity to accurately tax plan. 

September 01, 2022

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