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Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Andy Biebl DTN Tax Columnist
Fri May 10, 2013 09:03 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.

Question:

I purchased a new Dodge 2500 pickup for the farm. My CPA deducted only 75% of the cost using Section 179. I thought 100% should have been deducted. Who is right?

Answer:

This one is hard to referee from a distance. But you both signed that tax return, so my first observation is that the communication between the two of you needs to ...

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