Tina Barrett - Executive Director of Nebraska Farm Business Inc.

Tina Barrett

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NE Farm Business Inc 3815 Touzalin Ave Ste 105 Lincoln NE 68507
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Calculating ag taxes

Agricultural Tax Planning in Low Income Years October 25, 2016

Producers often feel there is no need to do tax planning in years when there is no profit, but in many ways, it’s more important to do tax planning in low income years than it is in high income years.  There are many planning strategies that can be used to help save tax dollars over the long term if there is enough time to plan.

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Graphic of a hand on a calculator to accompany 5 tax tips
Graphic of a hand on a calculator to accompany 5 tax tips

5 Tax Deductions for Your Farm October 21, 2016

Tax time on the farm can be a little stressful. In gathering all your forms and receipts in preparation for a visit to your accountant, don’t forget about these five deductions.

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Chart showing farm working capital changes over several years
Chart showing farm working capital changes over several years

If Working Capital is Disappearing, What Should You Do? July 15, 2016

In the July 13 UNL Cornhusker Economics, Tina Barrett, executive director of Nebraska Farm Business, Inc., writes: "It seems just about every farm management topic/article/presentation is talking about working capital these days. We’ve heard experts talk about “Cash is King” for years but why is it really important?

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Chart of average net farm income for NFBI
Chart of average net farm income for NFBI

Nebraska Farm Income — What's Changed Since Prices Were Last This Low? May 12, 2016

A closer look at costs and income for a group of Nebraska farms served by Nebraska Farm Business Inc. shows that while commodity prices and annual income may be similar to 2002, many other economic factors, including debt, have changed significantly. See what top third producers are doing, as well as what red flags to avoid.

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5 Resolutions for Farm Finances in 2016 December 18, 2015

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Chart showing NFBI farm family living expenses 1994-2013.
Chart showing NFBI farm family living expenses 1994-2013.

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