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Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Andy Biebl DTN Tax Columnist
Mon Oct 27, 2014 01:02 PM CDT

DTN Tax Columnist Andy Biebl is a CPA and principal with the accounting firm of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP in New Ulm and Minneapolis, Minn., and a national authority on agricultural taxation. He'll address detailed tax strategies for farm retirement at an Ag Summit workshop in Chicago Dec. 7 www.DTNAgSummit.com. To pose questions for upcoming columns, email AskAndy@dtn.com.

QUESTION:

We are projecting our tax liability for 2014, and are told we can only deduct $3,000 of our regulated futures contract losses, which are substantial. We do not speculate and in the past have benefitted from treating 60% of our gains as long-term ...

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