Tax proposals could set Ohio agriculture back for generations

Ohio Farm Bureau President Bill Patterson wrote a letter to Ohio’s congressional delegation, reiterating Farm Bureau’s significant concern for certain tax proposals being considered that would hurt family farms.

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Lawmakers getting Farm Bureau’s message on stepped-up basis

Representatives on both sides of the aisle recently have spoken out against stepped-up basis.

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Letter to Congress encourages stability in tax policy

The letter addresses four key tax provisions that make it possible for farmers and ranchers to survive and pass their businesses on to the next generation: estate taxes, stepped-up basis, 199A small business deduction and like-kind exchanges.

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Farmers continue to see lower CAUV tax rates

The Ohio Department of Taxation has released the 2021 CAUV tax values for counties in a reappraisal or update this year, and results show about a 25% decrease from the previous valuations in 2018.

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Inheritance tax threatens family farms

Recently, legislation proposed in Congress would tax capital gains at death and eliminate stepped-up basis as a way to raise revenue for government spending.

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Brown talks trade, tax policies

Sen. Sherrod Brown hosted a virtual roundtable with Ambassador Katherine Tai, 19th United States Trade Representative, and Ohio farmers, workers and manufacturers to discuss the impact of trade policy on Ohio communities.

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Community Council Summer 2021 Discussion Packet

Topics include capital gains and stepped-up basis, the policy development process and the pandemic’s impact on rural health care now and in the future.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Action Alert – Capital Gains and Stepped-Up Basis

Members are encouraged to write to their members of Congress, urging their support for the continued use of stepped-up basis.

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Basics of tax basis

How could the proposed STEP Act impact your farm? Our friends at Wright & Moore share all the important facts and some recommended actions.

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Legal with Leah: Stepped-up basis, capital gains tax

Ty Higgins discusses the implications of these changes in the tax code with Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Counsel Leah Curtis.

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