2023 - ISCPA's Farming, Ranching & Agribusiness Update

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  • Date/Time
    • Aug 29, 2023
    • Sign In: 7:30am (Various)
    • Program: 8:00am - 3:45pm (Various)
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  • Location
    • ISCPA Enrichment Center
      1649 W Shoreline Drive #202
      Boise, ID 83702
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  • Credits
    • 8.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Taxation (8.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • None

  • Vendor
    • Iowa State University - Center For Agricultural Law & Taxation
  • Level
    • Update
  • Fields of Study
    • Farming & Ranching & Agriculture
    • Taxes
  • Message
    • ATTENDING In Person


The agriculture industry is growing increasingly complex. Make sure you are aware of the unique opportunities and pitfalls affecting your clients. The highly-anticipated update will give you a forum to discuss current issues affecting your farm and ranch clients.

Join us for this in-depth session exploring timely tax and planning issues impacting agricultural clients. In this one-day workshop, we will cover as many of the following topics as time allows.

All attendees will receive a PDF copy of the 2023 Agricultural Tax Issues Workbook, which will include more than 200 pages of detailed information in all topics.

The class sessions will include plenty of time for questions and discussion.

  • Qualifies for IRS CE
  • Designed For

  • CPAs and other professionals who advise, represent, or are employed by farmers and ranchers.
  • Objectives

    • This one-day showcase event will review key tax law impacting agricultural producers & ranchers.
    • CPAs, agribusiness professionals, attorneys, enrolled agents, tax practitioners, and others interested in income tax and estate/business planning issues impacting farmers, ranchers, and rural landowners need to join us!
    • Recognize the key planning opportunities impacting farm, ranch and agricultural taxation.


    • Hot Topics in Agriculture: This chapter reviews hot topics in agricultural taxation, including farm income averaging, the taxation of rental property, corporate reorganizations, and retiring a farm asset. 
    • Tax Treatment of Conservation-Related Payments and Expenses 
    • Retiring a Farm Partner
    • CPA or Attorney Statements for AGI Compliance and other FSA Issues
    • Tax Challenges for H-2A Workers
    • Allocating Value among Newly Acquired Farm Assets
    • Considerations for Starting an Agricultural Business
    • The Taxation of Tree and Berry Farms
    • Charitable Gifting for Farmers
    •  Sale and Exchange of Farm Property
    • Legislative and Case Law Update
    • Sample Farm Tax Return



    Advanced Prep

    • Manual
      • If you did not purchase a printed manual, download it from your upcoming events in "My CPE" on website, and bring it with you
      • If you did purchase a printed manual and would also like an electronic copy be sure to download it
    • Review ISCPA Parking Map - found in your email confirmation


    If you need this reported to the IRS for CE credit, email CPE@idcpa.org

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    Kristine Tidgren

    Kristine is an adjunct assistant professor in the Agricultural Education & Studies Department and the director for the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation. Kristine's work focuses on studying and interpreting laws impacting the agricultural industry. In particular, she focuses on agricultural taxation. Since joining CALT in 2013, Kristine has written hundreds of articles and blogposts to keep tax professionals, practicing attorneys, producers, and agribusiness professionals informed about legal developments impacting their business. She also writes technical chapters for the National Income Tax Workbook and regular articles for farm publications. In addition to her writing, Kristine speaks to many professionals and producers each year regarding tax and agricultural law topics. She also plans and provides instruction for CALT-hosted seminars, including the annual federal income tax schools. Kristine teaches AgEds 451, a four-credit agricultural law class to upper-level undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She also regularly collaborates with other agricultural law and tax professionals throughout the country, including those from the Rural Tax Education Committee, the American Agricultural Law Association, and the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation. Kristine is licensed to practice law in Iowa and Missouri and is a member of the Iowa Bar Association. Before coming to ISU, Kristine worked for a legal publishing company and as a practicing attorney. She received her J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of Texas at Austin and her B.A. in journalism from Iowa State. She grew up on a farm in West Central Iowa. Area of Expertise: Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation Estate planning and intergenerational transfer Beginning farmer programs Agricultural law and income tax management

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