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Understanding your Cost of Production

Daniele Ricci

Risk management is the name of the game. If you know your Cost of Production (COP), your risk management strategy can set you up to preserve three things: liquidity, equity for future investments and equity for retirement. 

February 7, 2023

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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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Tax Talks
Don't Overlook the Employee Retention Credit

Dario Arezzo explains the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) in more detail, helping business owners understand if they qualify and providing helpful examples for tax purposes.

January 26, 2021

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COVID-19 Relief Bill and Year-end Tax Planning

In this week's blog, Dario Arezzo explains some of the provisions detailed in the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, passed by Congress on December 21 and signed into law by the president on December 27.

December 29, 2020

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Control of the Senate will determine tax policy

What could the recent election mean for tax policy? Senior Tax Consultant Dario Arezzo outlines a few possibilities, dependent on two special elections in January 2021.

November 18, 2020

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Tax Planning Considerations for Paycheck Protection Program Recipients

One of the major questions for tax planning season has been whether expenses paid with a Paycheck Protection Program loan that is forgiven will be deductible. Senior Tax Consultant Dario Arezzo discusses possible examples and outcomes.

October 27, 2020

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