Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor

Thursday 01/09/14

Depreciate or Lease?
Congress threw U.S. agriculture a curve ball when it let accelerated depreciation virtually vanish in 2014. The popular 50% bonus depreciation sunset Dec. 31. More painful, instead of $500,000 of Sec. 179 capital improvements eligible for first-year tax writeoff, your new limit is only $25,000.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 1:19PM CST 01/09/14 by Marcia Zarley Taylor | Post a Comment
Comments (2)
So how does that work? In 5 years will Farm Credit come in and tear the grain bin down?Or does he already have a lease to own agreement, which is against tax code.
Posted by Raymond Simpkins at 7:57AM CST 01/13/14
Question Marcia. Raymond lit up my brain cell. I believe the FSFL loan limit is $500,000.00 or does this amount vary by state? Is this correct? Did Mr. Frahm pay 50% down. This is a needed program do to the nations infrastructure not having the capacity to transport commodities as they are harvested and consumed. Thanks
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 6:35AM CST 01/14/14
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