Two Workshops on Farm Taxes in Massachusetts

Workshop 1: Quickbooks for Farmers with Ray Belanger

DATE:  Wed, January 20, 2010

TIME: 9 – 3 pm

LOCATION:  Brigham Hill Community Farm, North Grafton

AGENDA:  Learn the basics of keeping farm records using Quickbooks and then dive into specialized transactions for farm-based businesses, including CSA farm records, buying/selling other farm products, tracking cost centers, and more – easy to export to tax preparation services and quickly complete the Schedule F.

COST:  $50, includes lunch.

TO REGISTER:  email to register.  Class limited to 15 farm businesses – register today, spots almost filled!

Workshop Two: Taking the “Surprise” out of the Schedule F – Preparing Farm Taxes with Carol Zintel of Farm Credit East

DATE & TIME:  Thursday February 25, 2010 6 – 9 pm

LOCATION: New Entry training center, Lowell, MA

AGENDA:  Don’t wait until the last minute and learn you have a big tax bill…learn how to organize your 2009 farm records and prepare the Schedule F tax form.  Find the best way to account for your farm business expenses and reduce your tax liability.  Take steps to better track your expenses going forward and plan for next year!

COST: Free!


New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

9 Central Street, Suite 402.

Lowell, Massachusetts 01852


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