Tax


Article on Chapter 12 from Bloomberg

Posted on: December 15th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe was interviewed earlier this year for an article on Chapter 12, featured on the Bloomberg website. Here’s an excerpt: “While heartening to farmers, the bill’s prospects are unclear as standalone legislation. Similar bills over the past few years, also proposed in the Senate, have died in committee. The Judiciary Committee plans hearings.” Read the […]

How Recently Enacted Amendment to Clarify Chapter 12 Will Help Struggling Farmers – Ep. 208

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently chatted with Sam Gerdano of the American Bankruptcy Institute regarding the changes in Chapter 12 bankruptcies. Here’s their conversation: If you prefer to read along, the transcript is below: Welcome to another American Bankruptcy Institute podcast. I’m Sam Gerdano, ABI executive director. It’s fair to say that the current 115th Congress hasn’t […]

Joe Peiffer on the Big Show

Posted on: November 7th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently chatted with Doug Cooper, one of the hosts of the Big Show on WMT and other midwest radio stations, about the changes in Chapter 12 bankruptcy laws and the current farm economy. Here are the first two segments of that interview (We will update this post when more segments have aired). If […]

Flaw in Tax Provision of Chapter 12 Fixed

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 by Joe Peiffer

President Trump delivered significant relief to beleaguered family farmers who need to sell farm assets to “right-size” their farm and incur taxes when he signed the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 on October 26, 2017. Tucked in the last six pages of the twenty-six-page bill is the Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification […]