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Insider Scoop on Ag Loan Negotiation

By K·Coe Editorial | October 17, 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Before renewing your ag loan, it’s important to “develop a good understanding of key elements used by lenders to assess your borrowing positions,” advises Doug Claussen, principal at K·Coe Isom. Claussen outlines the three key areas for agricultural businesses to pay attention to—especially this year—as it’s expected to be a …

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How Safe is Your Financial Data?

By K·Coe Editorial | October 3, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recent national cybercrime headlines: “Cybercriminals Obtain Employee Credentials to Conduct Payroll Diversion” “Business Email Compromises Business Data” “Increase in W-2 Phishing Campaigns” Imagine if you lost access to a year’s worth of financial information – accounting records, tax returns, audit trails – that could either never be fully recovered, or …

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Water Infrastructure Act Fluidly Moving Along

By K·Coe Editorial | September 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The proposed WATER Act will add flexibility for reservoir, irrigation, and water companies to generate essential revenue to invest in infrastructure. The bill reforms section 501(c)(12) of the federal tax code and is aimed to help companies stay in business and stimulate private investment in water infrastructure throughout rural America. …

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Caution & Potential Surrounding Common Ownership

By K·Coe Editorial | September 11, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the recently proposed Section 199A regulations in August, we have been fielding questions from farmers regarding common ownership and how section 199A (20% of business income deduction) may apply.  Here is a general overview for guidance around these regulations, as well as a caution for rental entities. Common ownership, …

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