Ag Taxation & Reform 101:  What You Need to Know

Sponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law Consortium

Topic:Paul Neiffer

This webinar will provide background, including key terminology, in the area of agricultural taxation.  The webinar will also address specific areas of recent and emerging concern with respect to agricultural taxation law and policy.  Areas covered will include noteworthy legislative proposals at the state and federal level such as the Farm Risk Abatement and Mitigation Election Act of 2017 (H.R. 1400), 1031 Like Kind Exchanges, Section 179, and the estate tax.  The intended audience of the webinar will be Congressional staffers, attorneys, students, and other ag professionals seeking to gain additional understanding of recent and emerging issues involving agricultural taxation and reform.


This webinar was recorded on April 20, 2017.  To listen to a recording of the webinar, please click here.


Paul G. Neiffer
CPA, Principal, AgriBusiness Group, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Paul Neiffer is an Agribusiness Certified Public Accountant and business advisor specializing in income taxation, accounting services, and USDA Farm Service Agency planning related to farmers and processors. Mr. Neiffer has extensive experience in providing income tax advice and compliance services to farmers and processors.  He actively consults with farm families on succession planning issues and opportunities, helps farmers understand the proper use of accounting systems to more profitably run their business, and helps structure farm operations to maximize FSA opportunities. Mr. Neiffer obtained his CPA certificate in 1984 and graduated from the University of Washington with a Business Administration Degree (concentration accounting) in March, 1983.  Paul is past president of the Farm Financial Standards Council, the premier organization promoting the use of accrual basis financial statements for agricultural producers. Mr. Neiffer authors a monthly column for Top Producer magazine called “The FarmCPA”. Paul has written several articles for various farm magazines and media outlets and instructs many CPAs and CPA firms across the US. Paul is the primary author of the blog which reports several times a week on items specific to the Ag Industry. Paul is a nationally recognized speaker on many subjects related to farmers including (1) tax planning, (2) estate tax and succession planning, (3) farm management accounting, (4) farm bill and many other related topics. Paul grew up on a farm in Walla Walla County, Washington and still enjoys heading home each to summer to operate the combine for his cousins (this is his idea of a vacation).


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