On June 9, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued an announcement, increasing the optional standard mileage rate – used to deduct eligible business trips in a vehicle on tax returns – for the final six months of 2022 from 58.5 cents per mile to 62.5 cents per mile. The new rate will be effective beginning July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.  The old rate of 58.5 cents per mile will remain in effective through June 30, 2022.

Jason Resnick

Recently, the state of Ohio Department of Taxation has been ramping up notices sent to companies selling produce in Ohio encouraging compliance with the Commercial Activity Tax (CAT).  The tax is not new. We covered it here in 2015. At that time, the state’s tax on out of state shippers was vindicated by the Ohio Supreme Court. Fast forward to 2018, when the U.S.

Jason Resnick

The Biden Administration has signaled an intent to offset costs for the infrastructure plan in part through increased tax liabilities on America’s farming operations. While it is perhaps now more important than ever to maintain estate tax exemptions for farmers to keep family farms in business to keep feeding this nation, we cannot reduce the protections provided through the step-up in basis.

Jonathan Sarager

Pages

Tax

Join Western Growers

Western Growers members care deeply for the food they grow, the land they sustain, the people they employ, and the community in which they live.