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Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Andy Biebl DTN Tax Columnist
Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:01 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., a former president of the Minnesota Society of CPAs 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:

I have two full-time employees and several additional employees who work for me seasonally. I cover health insurance for the two regular workers, although in one case I pay all of the premium and for the other I pay ...

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