Tax credit seeks to help young farmers

Tax credit seeks to help young farmers

Landowners would be protected from risk
John Neely rakes windrows of mixed grass and clover hay that is almost 3 feet high. To encourage more experienced farmers to lease land to younger people, the state introduced a tax credit program to ease the risk of that type of lease. Landowners who take advantage of the program could see the benefits when they pay their 2017 state income taxes.

Tax credit seeks to help young farmers

John Neely rakes windrows of mixed grass and clover hay that is almost 3 feet high. To encourage more experienced farmers to lease land to younger people, the state introduced a tax credit program to ease the risk of that type of lease. Landowners who take advantage of the program could see the benefits when they pay their 2017 state income taxes.
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