Farm & Ranch Income Tax, Estate & Business Planning Conference

Monday, August 29 8:00am - Tuesday, August 30 4:00pm

(Check-In 7:30am)

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Holiday Inn

1100 5th St S
Great Falls, MT 59405

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16.00 Credits

Member Price $500.00

Non-Member Price $600.00


All materials will be electronic only

FLEX does not apply to this conference

Learn key updates and strategies in farm and ranch taxation and estate and business planning concepts for farm and ranch clients. Topics will include: Qualified Business Income Deduction; Self-Employment Tax; Accounting Procedures and Strategies; Real Estate Tax Issues; Entity Structuring; Retirement Planning and Taxation as modified by the SECURE Act.






Designed For

Practitioners with a farm or ranch clientele base; farmers and ranchers.






Leader Bios

Paul Neiffer

Paul G. Neiffer, CPA, Principal, AgriBusiness Group, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Paul Neiffer is an Agribusiness Certified Public Accountant and business advisor specializing in income taxation, accounting services, and FSA planning related to farmers and processors. Experience in serving clients: Works with farmers and processors providing income tax advice and compliance services. Actively consults with farm families on succession planning issues and opportunities. Helps farmers understand the proper use of accounting systems to more profitably run their business. Helps structure farm operations to maximize FSA opportunities.

Technical expertise: Paul Neiffer obtained his CPA certificate in 1984. Educational/professional involvement: Paul Neiffer graduated from the University of Washington with a Business Administration Degree (concentration accounting) in March, 1983 and has also completed various upper level income taxation classes sponsored by Golden Gate University.

Paul is president of the Farm Financial Standards Council ( which is the premier organization promoting the use of accrual basis financial statements for agricultural producers. Paul authors a monthly column for Top Producer magazine called “The FarmCPA”.

Paul has written several articles for various farm magazines and media outlets and instructs many CPAs and CPA firms across the US. Paul is the primary author of the blog which reports several times a week on items specific to the Ag Industry.

Paul is a nationally recognized speaker on many subjects related to farmers including (1) tax planning, (2) estate tax and succession planning, (3) farm management accounting, (4) farm bill and many other related topics.

Paul grew up on a farm in Walla Walla County, Washington and still enjoys heading home each to summer to operate the combine for his cousins (this is his idea of a vacation).

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Roger McEowen

Roger McEowen is a member of the Iowa and Kansas Bar Associations and is licensed to practice in Nebraska. He is widely published in law reviews and in other agricultural law publications and conducts agricultural tax and law seminars across the country.

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Non-Member Price $600.00

Member Price $500.00