LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS
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 ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 1 With sub-$4 corn forecast for multiple years, growers need to make a preemptive strike on their 2...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Cash Rent Reset - 2
Cash Rent Reset - 1
California Drought Challenges
Cash Rent Reset - 3
Iowa Land Gets a Bounce
Klinefelter: By the Numbers