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What’s in the Infrastructure Bill and BBB Plan: Impacts for Agribusinesses

By Brian Kuehl | November 18, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes President Biden recently signed into law the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that has been stalled in Congress for several months. Below is a summary of the tax provisions included in that bill that could impact producers. Infrastructure Bill’s Takeaways for Ag Elimination of Employee Retention Credit (ERC): The infrastructure bill …

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Ethanol Producers Must Start Now to Support RFA’s Net-Zero Commitment

By Donna Funk | August 4, 2021
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Reading Time: 3 minutes The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has announced its commitment: Ethanol will achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 (or sooner), and 70% GHG reduction vs. gasoline by no later than 2030. With demand for affordable zero-emission and innovations like sustainable aviation fuel on the rise, this commitment creates an exciting …

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Additional Aid from USDA has been Allocated for Ag Producers and Businesses Left Behind

By Matthew Farrell | June 15, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Funding recipients include timber harvesters, biofuels, dairy farmers and processors, livestock farmers and contract growers of poultry, assistance for organic cost share, and grants for PPE As part of the USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative, it was announced that additional aid would be given to ag producers and businesses, …

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Appealing to the Next Generation: 6 Ways to Attract and Retain Future Leaders

By KCoe Editorial | April 21, 2021
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Reading Time: 3 minutes If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught businesses any one thing, it’s how dynamic and adaptable business models can become when needed.  This resilience bodes well for businesses as the challenges surrounding their workforce gaps, future leadership uncertainties, and workforce adaptations have been an active, ongoing issue. “Essentially, businesses have proven …

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A Look at the Modern Audit: Are You Missing Out?

By KCoe Editorial | February 23, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes While most companies think of audits as an annual necessity, the vast majority typically keep to the same old standards and don’t know to ask for more. But the modern audit process has changed, and businesses should raise their expectations accordingly. Today’s audit should extend beyond bringing in accountants to …

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Estate Tax Planning: Possible Changes Ahead

By Jim Rein | February 16, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes No matter what the presidential outcome, there was never any question that the outlook for estate tax planning would be different in 2021.  How much different was dependent upon who controlled the presidency and the Congress.  With Democrats now in power on both of those fronts, the logical question now …

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Business Tax Update: Many Meal and Entertainment Deductions Have Increased

By Sandy Sporleder | January 10, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes In an effort to provide additional stimulus funding, The Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed by the President on December 27, 2020.  Included in the guidance were changes to deductions for business meals in tax years 2021 and 2022. New Provisions include Higher Temporary Meal Deductions In an effort to stimulate …

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New Year Brings Potential for Funding Support for Biofuels

By Donna Funk | December 31, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes As we look to a New Year and fresh perspective in the biofuels industry, we are closely monitoring news that Congress will specifically allow USDA to make payments to biofuel producers. While no specific language is provided on how the USDA will determine these payments, the recently signed stimulus package …

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