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Senators Announce Plan to Improve Cattle Market Fairness
Senators Announce Plan to Improve Cattle Market Fairness
Oregon's Ron Wyden and Montana's Jon Tester announced this week they are working with Republican Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Deb Fischer of Nebraska rolling out the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act. The compromise cattle market bill is part of the effort to "to return fairness to the cattle marketplace dominated by four major meatpackers" ...
Could Stepped-Up Basis Be Removed? No Clear Answer Given
Could Stepped-Up Basis Be Removed? No Clear Answer Given
Farmers and ranchers are getting a little nervous that Congressional Democrats may still end their stepped-up basis tax break in favor of a capital gains tax at death. The question of if ending stepped-up basis as a revenue source is still on the table was recently put before Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden, with Oregon’s senior senator leaving open the possibility that the idea still had legs. B

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