Estate Planning

Farm/Ranch Transition Workshops: When You're Not in Control

September 28, 2018
A new series of Nebraska Extension farm/ranch transition workshops is designed for the "sandwich generation," the one falling between retiring grandparents and the grandchildren who may or may not be interested in returning to the operation. The workshops will cover family communication and financial and legal aspects.

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Financial Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Ag Producers

August 22, 2018
As experts continue to interpret the new tax code, two things are certain for ag producers: The changes are far reaching and complex and in many cases, will result in a lower tax liability. This overview looks at several of the major changes affecting ag producers.

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Farm and Ranch Estate Planning Workshops

March 2, 2018
Farm and ranch estate planning workshops will be held at four sites in March. The workshops offer information on how farm and ranch estates can be passed to ensure the financial stability of families.

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Ag Producers Encouraged to take Succession Survey

September 6, 2017
Nebraska farmers and ranchers are invited to take a confidential, online survey about their farm or ranch succession plans. Responses will be used to design educational materials, a website, and develop programs specific to Nebraska producers.

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Q&A on the IRS Portability Rule

March 1, 2017
A 2013 tax law change–the portability rule–can simplify farm and ranch estate planning. Farm and ranch families still need to do estate planning to develop and implement farm or ranch business transition plans so that the farm or ranch can continue to be successfully operated by the next generation. This Q&A addresses a number of questions.

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Farm Succession Workshops Set for St. Paul and Beatrice

February 14, 2017

Farm and ranch business succession and estate planning will be the focus of workshops in St. Paul and Beatrice. The free workshops will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the St. Paul Civic Center Feb. 23 and the Extension Office at the Gage County Fairgrounds March 1.

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4 Estate Planning Workshops in January-February

January 10, 2017

Workshops on business succession and estate planning for farm and ranch owners, families and beginners will be held at four sites this January and February.

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Nebraska’s Estate Plan for your Farm

January 10, 2017
What happens if you die without leaving a will or trust? This article explains the provisions in Nebraska laws for administering your estate and transferring your assets, as well as who may have to pay inheritance taxes.

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