3030 Cortland Circle
Salina, KS 67401
MAIN 785 825.1561
FAX 785 825.5371
If Brad Palen wasn’t an accountant, he’d be a farmer. To him, just as to the ag producers he helps, success is not only short-term financial management and oversight, but also involves passing on legacies from generation to generation without strife and unnecessary financial consequences. By providing a road map of the optimal route to achieve a family’s specific vision, he puts business owners’ minds at ease.
Brad specializes in business consulting for agriculture producers, and creates strategies around income tax and estate planning for family-owned and closely held farming businesses. Owners count on his expertise to minimize their income taxes and guide them successfully through succession planning, restructuring, and other challenges. Some recent examples of his work include:
Brad Palen helps family-owned businesses succeed. He grew up in, and remains an owner of, his family’s farm business about 75 miles from Salina. Having first-hand experience in farming and serving other agriculture producers for the last 25 years, he thoroughly understands the financial, operational, and emotional challenges they face. He merges each individual’s goals and opinions into one creative solution that is both sensitive to family dynamics and financially advantageous for everyone involved.
Farm Businesses May Need to Restructure to Maximize Benefits The national ag accounting and business advisory firm K·Coe Isom said the House-Senate tax bill released today provides near-term benefits to many ag producers, but rate reductions and estate tax changes […]
Change Follows Intervention by K·Coe Isom and Others with Chairman of the House Ag. Committee K·Coe Isom, the nation’s leading agricultural accounting and consulting firm, today announced that the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee has removed a provision in […]
Kansas legislators have voted to override Republican Governor, Sam Brownback’s veto of a tax bill, SB 30, that would repeal or roll back past income tax cuts he has championed. SB 30 is expected to raise $1.2 billion over two […]