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We are pleased to announce two of our clients were named 2016 Master Farmers by Indiana Prairie Farmer.  John & Nan Nidlinger and Tom & Karen McKinney were recently recognized at a ceremony held at Fair Oaks Farms.  If you subscribe to Indiana Prairie Farmer,...

Send the kids to camp.  If your child goes to day camp this summer while you and your spouse work, the cost may qualify for the dependent care credit. The maximum credit is usually $600 for one child and $1,200 for two or more children....

There is now an adoption credit for Indiana tax returns. The Indiana credit is 10% of the federal credit, but not more than $1,000 per child. The credit is for adoptions finalized in 2015 going forward. 2014 adoption credit carry-forwards on the federal return are...

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2016, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 54 cents per mile for business miles driven 19 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes 14 cents per mile driven in service...

By Trent Wolfe

Have you been considering leasing equipment as a result of the smaller margins in corn and soybeans? Your bank or dealership may even have contacted you about lease transactions for new equipment recently as grain prices continue to stay at lower levels...

By Brandy Swope

Most of us automatically think of giving cash when we are asked or led to support a cause. We want to challenge this traditional way of thinking and explain why giving grain may be a better option. Let’s start by reviewing who...

By Stacy Wiley, EA

Looking for an easy way to find tax savings for you and your employees? How about a Cafeteria Plan? A cafeteria plan is a separate written plan, maintained by an employer for employees, which meets the specific requirements and regulations of Section...

By Kathy Blomeke

On May 8, 2013, the repeal of Indiana’s inheritance tax was signed into law by Governor Mike Pence. It is backdated to take effect on January 1, 2013. Prior to the repeal, the inheritance tax was being phased out over a ten year...