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 The dairy industry is ever changing, and there is constantly news being thrown at us in all different directions. Our weekly dairy market insights newsletter is curated by the Crops Growers dairy and livestock team to keep you up to date on markets and current events impacting your dairy operation.

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Life Insurance Redemptions Falling Under IRS Scrutiny

In the context of farming business structures, acquiring a life insurance policy is a prevalent practice. Here are two common scenarios and an update on an ongoing Supreme Court case involving the IRS concerning the valuation of businesses when insurance payouts are implicated and whether such proceeds are deemed liabilities or not.

April 11, 2024

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New York State Provides COVID-19 Relief to Small Businesses

While much of the federal assistance has tapered, many states have begun looking at ways to provide relief to small businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. In today's blog, we’ll focus on New York State’s COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program.

July 27, 2021

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Converting Capital Gains into Ordinary Income: Related Party Pitfalls

The tax code can be very confusing for agricultural businesses at times. Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo, dissects one of these instances — related party transfers — in today's Tax Talks blog.

June 30, 2021

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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

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Employee Retention Credit: Partially Shut Down, Defined
Last month’s Tax Talks discussed the Employee Retention Credit’s (ERC) expansion throughout the 2021 tax year and took a look at the revenue tests for qualification. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at IRS guidance surrounding what it means for a business to be partially shut down.

April 27, 2021

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