Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Andy Biebl DTN Tax Columnist
Tue Nov 20, 2012 01:05 PM CST

DTN Tax Columnist Andy Biebl is a CPA and tax partner with the accounting firm of CliftonLarsonAllen in Minneapolis, Minn., and a national authority on agricultural taxation. He and colleague Nick Houle will host a 4-hour estate planning workshop at the DTN Ag Summit Dec. 9 in Chicago. For details on the DTN University "Pass It On!" course, go to To pose questions for upcoming columns on DTN, email


What are your thoughts about the Section 179 amount changing after the election?


This is a very insightful question, as you are clearly aware of the bouncing ...

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