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Why farm succession planning is so important

Sep 30, 2019
Having an estate plan that includes a Will is critical to having your assets distributed as you wished through the hands of your chosen executor after your death. Without a Will, the courts may appoint someone to liquidate or distribute your assets in a manner you might never have intended.

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Year-end tax planning for farmers

Aug 23, 2019
When you’re busy with the harvest, or preparing for the upcoming season, taxes are probably the last thing on your mind. But there are year-end tax planning strategies you can use now to help reduce your tax bill.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Taxes and the Sharing Economy

May 08, 2019
There are lots of ways Canadians are taking advantage of the sharing economy, maybe without even knowing it.

Tags: Audit Representation, Bookkeeping, Farm Risk Management, Farm Taxes, Tax Planning, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Preparation

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Tax Management Strategies for Farm Operators

Tax Management Strategies for Farm Operators

Apr 25, 2018
Effective tax management strategies for farmers means not scrambling at the end of the year for ways to reduce or defer tax bills.

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AgriStability – What’s New for 2018

AgriStability Changes for 2018 - Simplified Application Process

Mar 06, 2018
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), launched in the 2018 Program year, is a five-year federal-provincial-territorial funding agreement that governs agriculture-specific programs including Business Risk Management (BRM) programs such as Crop Insurance, AgriStability, Western Livestock Price Insurance and AgriInvest.

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Changes to Farm Business Risk Management Programs (AgriStability & AgriInvest

Changes to Farm Business Risk Management Programs (AgriStability & AgriInvest

Jan 08, 2018
The Canadian government has announced a replacement to Growing Forward II, including changes to AgriStability and AgriInvest.

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BC Wildfire Recovery Programs Available for Farmers, Small Business Owners and Families

Nov 09, 2017
To assist families and businesses in recovering from the damages caused by emergencies both this year and in future years, the Province is developing a recovery plan and working to deliver support as and where they are needed.

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Farmer's Tax Calendar [Infographic]

Jul 13, 2015
Your calendar revolves around the planting season, not government program deadlines and taxes. This quick reminder of important dates for the year will help keep you growing and ensure you don't miss any tax deadlines which could incur interest and penalities.

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