Tax Reform's Rental Conundrum

Tax Bill Could Subject Farm Rental Receipts to Self-Employment Taxes

Chris Clayton
By  Chris Clayton , DTN Ag Policy Editor
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A provision in the House tax-reform plan would lead to taxing rent earned from leasing farms with a 15.3% self-employment tax. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer file photo)
The House tax-reform bill would strip away language that exempts rental income from 15.3% self-employment taxes.

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Chris Clayton