Rural Tax Education | Utah State University Extension

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    Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers and Extension educators will find resources for agriculturally related income and self-employment tax information that is both current and easy to understand.

    Tax issues are important for agricultural operations because income and self-employment taxes are a major cost and also because more and more USDA programs are being linked to a producer’s federal income tax return.


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    New Farmer Tax Information

    On this page, you will find some useful topics for beginning farmers. The linked fact sheets are a good place to start to get basic information you may need as you consider your tax situation.

    New Farmer Tax Information


    Disaster Tax Information

    There are special tax provisions for sales of livestock more than normal because of weather conditions. Personal and business losses may be deductible due to disasters (i.e. fire, flood, hurricane, tornado). 

    Disaster Tax Information

    Farm Equipment

    2022 Farm Tax Estimator

    This tool can help estimate your tax liability. It is for informational and educational purposes only. 

    Farm Equipment

    Farm Tax Estimator