Farm Tax Workshop

The Farm Tax Workshop is Day Two of our two-day September Seminar. Click here for information about Day One, our Agricultural Law Seminar. Register for both days and save! Click here to view or download the program brochure. 

Farm Tax Workshop participants will receive an electronic copy of the 2020 Agricultural Tax Issues Workbook. The material covered in this course will differ from that taught in the agricultural issues track of the federal income tax course.

The agenda for the day as follows (subject to vary slightly):

8:25 am
Recent Cases, Rulings, and COVID-19 Legislation Impacting Producers (Kristine Tidgren)
10:00 – 10:15 am
10:15 – 11:15 am
Like-Kind Exchanges Involving Farm Property (Greg Bouchard)
Form 4797 Highlights
11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Tax Issues upon the Death of a Farmer (Guido van der Hoeven)
12:00 – 12:55 pm
Lunch Break
12:55 – 1:55 pm
Getting Out of the Business of Farming (Greg Bouchard)
1:55 – 2:30 pm
Retirement Planning and SE Tax Considerations for Farmers (Guido)
2:30  – 2:45 pm
2:45 – 3:10 pm
QBI and UNICAP (Kristine and Greg)
3:10 – 3:30 pm
Sample Return and Audience Q & A (Guido, Greg, and Kristine)
3:30 to 4:30 pm
Ethics for the Tax Practitioner  

Speakers include:

  • Greg Bouchard—Director, Cornell University Federal Income Tax Schools
  • Kristine Tidgren—Director, Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation
  • Kitt Tovar—Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation Staff Attorney
  • Guido van der Hoeven—Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation Farm Tax Specialist

400 Minutes of Instruction Each Day:

Login Begins                 7:45 a.m.
Morning Session           8:25 a.m.
Break                            12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session        12:55 p.m.
Wrap Up/Sign-out          4:30 p.m.
Continuing Education: 

IRS CE Credit Breakdown
Y7WRM-U-00315-20-O (Tax updates – 2 hours)
Y7WRM-T-00316-20-O (Tax law – 5 hours)
Y7WRM-E-00314-20-O (Ethics – 1 hour)

6.5 HOURS IOWA CLE, including 1 hour Ethics from the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education, Activity ID 353102
7 HOURS CE from the Iowa Insurance Division, Course ID 105698
6.5 HOURS MINNESOTA CLE, including 1 hour Ethics from the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education, Event Code 318990




Course Fee:
Register by September 16, 2020
Both Seminars $300; After September 16 $335
Single Seminar $185; After September 16 $210

Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 8:15am to 4:30pm