10/11/2017 3:00:00 PM/Categories: Popular Posts, Today's Top 5, Opinions
Tax reform has recently taken center stage in Congress, and the discussions and news stories are heating up. Farmers and ranchers are especially interested in the discussion, as agriculture is a high-risk, high-input, capital-intensive business that needs certain provisions in the tax code essential for success. Any reform of the tax code should embrace the following five principles to make the code simpler, more transparent, revenue neutral and fair to farmers and ranchers
I urge farmers or ranchers and actually everyone with a keen interest in agriculture (do you eat?) to contact Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines, as well as Congressman Greg Gianforte, to reform the tax code so that it is simpler, more transparent, revenue neutral and fair to farmers and ranchers. It’s essential to all of us.
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