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Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Andy Biebl DTN Tax Columnist
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:41 AM CDT

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. To pose questions for upcoming columns, email AskAndy@dtn.com. For in-depth case studies on farm estate, transition and retirement planning, subscribe to Andy's two-hour webinar, "Pass It On!" To subscribe, go to http://www.dtn.com/…

Question:

We bought a farm in 2012. It has terraces, tiles, and risers. I understand that we can depreciate the cost of the tiling and the risers. But can we take the cost of trenching for the tiling, the bulldozing for ...

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