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Farm Tax Conference 2024


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Three Rivers Convention Center

7016 W Grandridge Blvd
Kennewick, WA 99336

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8.0 Credits

Member Price $409.00

Non-Member Price $509.00


Navigating Opportunities for Agribusiness

The agriculture industry operates under a unique set of tax rules, intricately tied to specialized income and deduction opportunities. At our live event in Tri-Cities Washington, we’ll delve into these nuances, guided by farm tax experts Paul Neiffer, CPA, renowned for his insights shared on the FarmCPAReport blog as well as Roger McEowen, JD, MS, Kansas Farm Bureau Professor of Agricultural Law and Taxation.

Join us to explore key tax planning concepts tailored to agribusiness and discover strategies to maximize tax benefits for your farm clients. Join us at the Farm Tax Conference to gain actionable insights and enhance your tax expertise in the agricultural sector. Let’s cultivate success together!

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  • Reducing self-employment tax
  • Excess fertility deduction for land purchase
  • Relevant developments for farmers and ranchers
  • Navigating acts: inflation reduction, SECURE 2.0, and more!



Designed For

CPAs and tax professionals with farm or ranch clients.


  • Apply key tax planning concepts to farm and ranch taxation. 
  • Uncover potential hidden benefits in fertility deductions. 
  • Navigate recent legal developments affecting LLCs. 
  • Stay informed about tax updates from authoritative sources. 
  • Explore strategies for C corporation accumulated earnings reduction. And more!





SpringHill Suites Kennewick Tri-Cities
7048 W Grandridge Blvd.
Kennewick, WA 99336
Room Rate: $149
Last Day to Book: July 22, 2024

Book your group rate for WSCPA Farm Tax Conference here.


Leader Bios

Paul Neiffer, Farm CPA, Speaker, Blogger, Podcaster

Paul Neiffer, CPA, a tax principal, is an Agribusiness and business advisor specializing in income taxation and accounting services related to farmers and processors. He’s a member and past chair of the Farm Financial Standards Council and authors a monthly column for Top Producer magazine called “The Farm CPA.” Paul has written numerous articles for various agribusiness publications and is the primary author of Paul presents on various tax and accounting subjects, including many related to farm taxation and management. He was instrumental in the Congressional discussions that resulted in the “grain glitch fix” in early 2018, after the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Paul is the current chair of the AICPA Ag Conference committee.

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Roger McEowen, McEowen PLC

Roger A. McEowen is the Kansas Farm Bureau Professor of Agricultural Law and Taxation at Washburn University Law School in Topeka, KS, and is also a Tax Director, Agribusiness and Cooperatives, Midwest Region, for CliftonLarsonAllen in West Des Moines, Iowa. Through 2015, he was the Leonard Dolezal Professor in Agricultural Law at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he was also the Director of the ISU Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation, which he founded. Before joining Iowa State in 2004, he was an associate professor of agricultural law and extension specialist in agricultural law and policy at Kansas State. From 1991-1993, Mr. McEowen was in the full-time practice of law with Kelley, Scritsmier and Byrne in North Platte, Nebraska. Mr. McEowen has also been a visiting professor of law at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas, teaching in both the J.D. and L.L.M. programs. He has also taught at Washburn Law School and the Drake University School of Law Summer Institute in Agricultural Law. He has published scholarly articles in the Journal of Agricultural Taxation and Law, Indiana Law Review, Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, North Dakota Law Review, Nebraska Law Review, the Monthly Digest of Tax Articles, Tax Notes, West’s Social Security Reporting System, Toledo Law Review, Washburn Law Review, Creighton Law Review, Agricultural Law Update, and the Agricultural Law Digest. He is also the author of an 850-page textbook/casebook on agricultural law that is updated twice annually, and a second 300-page book on agricultural law. He also authors the monthly publication, “Kansas Farm and Estate Law.” In addition, Mr. McEowen is the co-author of Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Tax Management Portfolios on the federal estate tax family-owned business deduction and the reporting of farm income, and is the lead author of a BNA portfolio concerning the income taxation of cooperatives. Prof. McEowen conducts approximately 80-100 seminars annually across the United States for farmers, agricultural business professionals, lawyers, and other tax professionals. He also conducts two radio programs each airing twice monthly heard across the Midwest and on the worldwide web. In 2003, he was named the recipient of the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) Distinguished Service Award. He is also the recipient of the AALA’s award of excellence for professional scholarship. In 2006, Mr. McEowen was named the President-Elect of the AALA. He received a B.S. with distinction from Purdue University in Management in 1986, an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Iowa State University in 1990, and a J.D. from the Drake University School of Law in 1991. He is a member of the Iowa and Kansas Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in Nebraska. He is also a past member of the AALA Board of Directors.

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Non-Member Price $509.00

Member Price $409.00