LATEST NEWS FROM Taxes And Insurance

09:02AM Jan 24, 2020

Preserving the Value of Your Farm

Farmers and farmland owners can lose 30% or more of their farm or ranch land value due to capital gains taxes on the sale. Learn more about preserving the value

15:45PM Jan 21, 2020

Crop Insurance Pointers for 2020

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Here are four steps to make smart coverage decisions

Tax forms
09:29AM Nov 13, 2019

Paul Neiffer: Help, I Have An Ugly Return!

Paul Neiffer
The Farm CPA Blogger

The current tax law makes trading in farm machinery a taxable event. Here's what to know.

16:34PM Nov 06, 2019

Farmer on River Bottoms: "If I Can't Get Insurance, I Won't Farm It"

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Concerns about wet crops and wet fields are not stopping in Iowa. Farmers in river towns are worried crop insurance will make ground uninsurable because it may cost so much

13:40PM Oct 24, 2019

Harvest Delays? Contact Insurance Agent to Ensure You’re Covered

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

With major harvest delays in many parts of the country, USDA is advising farmers with Federal crop insurance to reach out to their AIP right away to file a Notice

08:45AM Oct 23, 2019

How to Go from No Refund to $7,800

Paul Neiffer
The Farm CPA Blogger

One of the few benefits to tough times is farmers will likely owe little or no tax. But that is not always the best solution for a farm couple.

07:00AM Oct 03, 2019

How Much Social Security Should You Take?

Paul Neiffer
The Farm CPA Blogger

Social security calculation can sound complicated, but here are the basics.