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Feeling charitable? Use a charitable remainder trust to gift commodities or equipment

By Doug Mitchell | June 28, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are charitably inclined, thinking about selling your crops, livestock, equipment or retiring from farming altogether and interested in deferring the income tax on the sale of those assets you should be considering a charitable remainder trust (CRT). Here’s how it works. First, work with an advisor to create …

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Colorado income tax deduction created for leasing agricultural assets to new farmers

By K·Coe Editorial | June 27, 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes Colorado—Income Tax: Deduction Created for Leasing Out Agricultural Assets Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed legislation creating a corporate and personal Colorado income tax deduction for taxpayers that lease an agricultural asset, which is defined as “land, crops, livestock, livestock facilities, farm equipment, grain storage, or irrigation equipment,” to a beginning farmer …

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Sustainable farming is about triple-bottom-line management

By Emily Johannes | March 29, 2016
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Every week I speak with more producers who are struggling with managing the bottom line and, at the same time, hit an invisible moving target called customer preferences. Here at K·Coe Isom we have services called ResourceMax™ and AgKnowledge. Our team works with farmers interested in sustainable farming to collect …

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