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Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Andy Biebl DTN Tax Columnist
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:38 AM CDT

DTN Tax Columnist Andy Biebl is a CPA and tax partner with the accounting firm of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP in New Ulm and Minneapolis, Minn., and a national authority on agricultural taxation. He writes for both DTN and our sister publication, The Progressive Farmer. To pose questions for upcoming columns, email AskAndy@dtn.com.

QUESTION:

We have a question regarding your May 2013 Progressive Farmer column dealing with depreciation. The change that gives an extra $8,000 deduction to new vehicles under 6,000 pounds is of interest to many of us. However, when we checked with our tax accountant and local IRS office, ...

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