Plan Ahead, See Ahead

**Update for December 17, 2014 – The Tax Extenders Bill (H.R. 5771), which was passed by the House on December 3, 2014, was voted on and passed the Senate on December 16, 2014. This bill retroactively reinstates the limit on Section 179 to $500,000 and reinstates the 50% Bonus Depreciation deduction. It is important to [...]

2014-12-15T08:00:44+00:00December 15th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Commodity Price Outlook 2014

 Rich Pottorff is the Chief Economist for Doane Advisory Services, a leader in Ag Analysis.  With a Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics and 35 years of experience in economic analysis and forecasting business, we're excited to share his commodity price outlook for 2014. Q: What is the commodity price outlook for corn, soybeans, wheat in [...]

2019-01-15T22:50:51+00:00February 1st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

To Buy Or Not To Buy

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extended the $500,000 Section 179 deduction that the 2010 Small Business Jobs Act provided.  Under this provision, farmers can deduct up to $500,000 in qualifying purchases.  There is a dollar for dollar reduction of the deduction once the farmer’s fixed asset purchases go over $2,000,000.  However, the Section [...]

2013-12-01T08:00:18+00:00December 1st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |