Agricultural Tax Issues Course

Ag tax, farmer standing in field using computer tablet
  • Cost: $185— includes refreshments, lunch, and course materials
  • Credits: 8 federal tax update credit hours
  • Dates: October 4–11, 2018
  • Location: Five sites in Greater Minnesota
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, September 4

Zooming in on tax issues that affect farmers, this University of Minnesota Extension-sponsored course is ideal for income tax professionals who work with farmers, as well as agricultural lenders and farm management instructors. Participants of the course will receive the 2018 Agricultural Tax Issues book by Philip. E. Harris, Professor Emeritus at University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension.

Dates & Locations

Registration: 7:30–8:00 a.m.
Class: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (one-hour lunch break, lunch provided)

Location Date
Rochester, Kahler Apache Hotel and Water Park Oct. 4
Marshall, Ramada Inn Conference Center Oct. 5
Fergus Falls, Bigwood Event Center Oct. 9
Crookston, Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center

Oct. 10

St. Cloud, Courtyard by Marriott Oct. 11

 

Course Topics

  • The new qualified business income (QBI) deduction for cooperatives
  • Depreciation of farm assets and the new depreciation rules under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCAJ)
  • Qualifying a farm lease for the QBI deduction
  • Involuntary conversion
  • Mitigation credits
  • Hedge/speculation
  • Non-cash transactions
  • Research & development
  • Landowner easements
  • Entity issues

Instructors

Rob Holcomb, EA, Extension Educator in Agricultural Business Management, University of Minnesota Extension
Nathan Hulinsky, Extension Educator in Agricultural Business Management, University of Minnesota Extension
 

Contact Us

For more information or questions: Rob Holcomb
507-337-2807 | holcombr@umn.edu