Rural Tax Education

Rural Tax

As Administered by the National Farm Income Tax Extension Committee

Value of Family Farm Now Included in FAFSA Application
Although this may not be necessarily tax based, if you are applying for the FAFSA, this is a wonderful article by Jennifer Harrington at The Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation. It should help you better know and understand this topic. Read the article here

Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers and Extension educators will find resources for agriculturally related income and self-employment tax information that is both current and easy to understand.

Tax issues are important for agricultural operations because income and self-employment taxes are a major cost and also because more and more USDA programs are being linked to a producer’s federal income tax return.

For more great information and resources, check out and

disaster tax information

Disaster Tax Information

There are special tax provisions for sales of livestock more than normal because of weather conditions. Personal and business losses may be deductible due to disasters (i.e. fire, flood, hurricane, tornado).

new farmer tax info

New Farmer Tax Information

Useful topics for beginning farmers. The linked fact sheets are a good place to start to get basic information you may need as you consider your tax situation.

Webinar Information

Webinar Information

Taxes on Grant Awards
July 17, 2024 1:00 PM ET

Rural Tax Resources

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National Farm Income Tax Extension Committee

Clemson Tax School
Colorado State University
Dyson Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
Iowa State University
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University of Illinois Tax School
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This information is intended for educational purposes only. You are encouraged to seek the advice of your tax or legal advisor, or other authoritative sources, regarding the application of these general tax principles to your individual circumstances. Pursuant to Treasury Department (IRS) Circular 230 Regulations, any federal tax advice contained here is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of avoiding tax-related penalties or promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.