Keep these state farmer tax credits in mind

Here are the most important tax credits to consider for your farm or ag-related business As Congress continues to debate federal tax reform legislation, New York State farmers and ag-related producers should be aware of state tax credits in 2017. These credits, designed for New York’s agricultural industry, can help producers further manage their tax …

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Trust Basics

Whether you're seeking to manage your own assets, control how your assets are distributed after your death, or plan for incapacity, trusts can help you accomplish your estate planning goals. Their power is in their versatility--many types of trusts exist, each designed for a specific purpose. Although trust law is complex and establishing a trust …

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Planning for Succession of a Business Interest

Business Succession Planning—What Is It? One of the important decisions a business owner must face is when and how to step out of the business--in other words, business succession planning. Do you expect to retire from your business? Do you have a plan in place? What would happen to your business if you were to …

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Retirement Planning Options for Business Owners

In general Perhaps you are self-employed or own a small business. Or, you may be directly involved in running a corporation or a tax-exempt organization. In any of these cases, you generally have the option of establishing a retirement plan in which you and/or your employees may participate. One of the main advantages of a …

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