Webinar Date/Time

Friday, November 15, 2019, 1:00 pm


Charles Brown, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist

Kristine Tidgren, Director, Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation 


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) presented its annual Iowa Farm Income Tax webinar on Friday, November 15, at 1:00 p.m. Farmers know that staying up to date on the latest tax changes and preparing farm income taxes can be a real challenge. This webinar is designed to help farmers overcome that challenge.

Experts cover the key information farmers need to know as they look towards this year’s tax preparation. The speakers draw on their expertise to provide the latest information and tax tips to help farmers navigate the challenges of tax preparation. Live webinar participants have the opportunity to ask the presenters questions.   

Webinar speakers include Charles Brown, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist and Kristine Tidgren, Director of the Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation (CALT) at Iowa State University (ISU).  The live webinar will be available online to anyone wishing to attend, and a recording of the session will be available exclusively to Farm Bureau members online, along with webinar materials, following the webinar.   

“Today’s farmers face countless challenges, and we know that yearly farm income tax preparation is one of those challenges,” says Ed Kordick, IFBF commodity services manager. “This popular annual webinar helps farmers learn tax planning tips. It will provide members a timely and valuable farm income tax update as they prepare for this year’s tax filing.”

Webinar Recording Segments

Charles Brown: Segment #1, Duration 21:16

Charles Brown: Segment #2, Duration 17:16

Kristine Tidgren, Segment #1, Duration 42:16

Kristine Tidgren, Segment #2, Duration 13:39

Webinar materials (click on the item to view):

  1. Charles Brown's Presentation
  2. Kristine Tidgren's Presentation
  3. Tax Brackets
  4. Supplemental Charts and Tables for 2019 Tax Schools
  5. A Completely New Partition Law is Coming to Iowa July 1
  6. Auto Depreciation
  7. Bonus Depreciation
  8. Chapter 12, Threshold now 10M
  9. Crop Insurance Deferral
  10. Depreciation
  11. Entity Considerations
  12. 1040 DRAFT
  13. Iowa Tax Law Makes Some Changes Now, But Others are Far Off and Contingent
  14. Iowa Like Kind Exchange Rules
  15. IRS: Counties Eligible for Extension of Replacement Period for Livestock Sold on Account of Drought 
  16. Like Kind Exchange
  17. Final 199A Safe Harbor for Rental Real Estate Changes Little
  18. Retirement Plans
  19. Section 179 Limitations
  20. Top-up Payments

Contact Ed Kordick, IFBF Commodity Services Manager ( ekordick@ifbf.org) for more information.