The largest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades went into effect this year, impacting farmers, ranchers and other rural landowners in a variety of ways. For the most part, financial experts anticipate benefits for these groups.
A view from the field about how changes to tax law being discussed in the U.S. Congress may affect 1031 Exchanges for landowners.
Buying raw land is a long-term investment that can reap rewards beyond other real-estate transactions like commercial or rental properties.
Congress is looking into the idea of changing IRC Section 1031. There are options to a 1031 exchange and in some ways, even a better option than a 1031 itself. The answer can be found in IRC Section 453.
High taxes tend too often to prevent the sale of a great property.
Conservation easements, as part of a comprehensive estate plan, can help families pass their ranches to the next generation.
If you're considering selling a farm or ranch, there are important tax and financial planning issues of which you need to be aware. We take a detailed look.
There has been a lot of talk about the need to reform our huge and complicated tax code. Like most things in life, the tax code is neither all good nor all bad. As much as we hate taxes, we like many of the things they pay for, such as public schools, highways and national parks.
Few long-term investments can match land for added income potential and enjoyment.