Family Business Guide


Focus Your Family Business on Its Legacy this Holiday Season

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By Jeanne Bernick, K·Coe Isom Market Strategist and Certified Family Business Advisor For many of you the stress of harvest season is over and now you enter a new season in family business: the holidays! As if working with family […]


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Business Planning for the Unexpected

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Before injury, illness or other disruption strikes, prepare yourself and your business If you had to go on leave for a month starting tomorrow, what in your farm or ranch is going to suffer? Let’s face it – accidents happen.  […]


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Knowledge is Power – to Generate State Tax Credits

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Businesses Should Always Be Looking for State Tax Incentives Generating state tax credits for your business is rarely a one-dimensional exercise.  And generally speaking, many businesses often underutilize the types of credits that are actually available to them.  The common […]


Are You Correctly Tracking Business Deductions for Meals and Entertainment?

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Here’s an update to the following blog that you may be interested in: Tax Update: Entertainment Clarified Businesses of all sizes and across all industries need to be aware that the deductions for 2018 meals and entertainment have changed following […]


Double Down Now with Estate Planning

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New Tax Act Fortifies Estate and Legacy Opportunities The time to ‘double down’ with an estate plan is now. Transferring assets to a trust or other entity is usually loaded with potential tax consequences to consider. This may be a […]


How To Move Forward in a Tough Ag Economy

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Harvest season is typically a time of great hope for farmers. This fall, that optimism is dampened by a downward slide in ag incomes driven by farmers doing what they do best—producing bountiful crops. The USDA predicts a record large […]


Four Principals Present at the Bayer Select Meeting

Four Principals Present at the Bayer Select Meeting

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The Bayer Select Meetings are held in Iowa January 27-29. Four principals are presenting on the Bayer tour: Jan. 27- Spencer Jan. 28- Ames Jan. 29- Cedar Rapids Wayne Myers, Director of Farm Program Services – Discuss payment limitations and […]