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2018 Agricultural Tax Issues Course

University of Minnesota Extension is offering an agricultural tax school in October. This course targets income tax professionals that work with farmers. Additionally, this course will benefit agricultural professionals such as agricultural lenders and farm management instructors. The agricultural tax school will be offered in five locations and the course has been approved for eight hours of continuing professional education.

Locations and dates for Agricultural Tax Issues Course:

Rochester, Minnesota
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Kahler Apache Hotel and Water Park
1517 16th St. SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Marshall, Minnesota
Friday, October 5, 2018
Ramada Inn Conference Center
1500 East College Dr.
Marshall, MN 56258

Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Bigwood Event Center
925 Western Ave.
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Crookston, Minnesota
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center
University of Minnesota Crookston
2900 University Ave., Crookston, MN
56716

St. Cloud, Minnesota
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Courtyard by Marriott
404 W St Germain St, St Cloud, MN 56301

Abbreviated list of 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


This course targets income tax professionals that work with farmers. Additionally, this course will benefit agricultural professionals such as agricultural lenders and farm management instructors.

SCHEDULE
Registration: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Class: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour break for lunch**)

** Lunch will be provided as part of the course.

FEE
The fee for this 8-hour course is $185.00 and includes refreshments and course materials.

MATERIALS
Participants will receive the 2018 Agricultural Tax Issues book, published by the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation (formerly authored by Phil Harris).

By attending this course, you will earn:
8 Federal Tax update credit hours*


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.

REGISTRATION

Registration for the agricultural tax course will be conducted through the University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Education. Below is a link that may be used to register for each of the respective locations. For those wishing to register by mail, a paper registration form is posted on the course registration site. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, September 4, 2018. For more information or questions, please contact Rob Holcomb at holcombr@umn.edu or by calling 507-337-2807.

https://z.umn.edu/2018-U-of-M-Ag-Tax-Schools

*This course has been approved by the IRS Registered Preparer Office. The University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Education is an Approved Continuing Education Provider.
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