MU Extension offers free farm tax workshops

  • Published: Monday, Nov. 21, 2022

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will host free farm tax workshops in December to update farmers and ranchers on farm and individual tax filings.

MU Extension agriculture business specialist Mary Sobba said farmers can attend via Zoom or in person at locations throughout the state. Attendees can choose either the Dec. 1 or Dec. 6 session.

Topics include farm income averaging, bonus vs. Section 179 depreciation, income leveling techniques, charitable contributions, weather-related sales of livestock, health savings accounts, like-kind exchanges and 1099s. Sobba also will share IRS resources and updates that farmers and ranchers will find helpful.

Register for the free workshop at least two days before the session. Sign up at or use the contact information listed below for your selected location. To register for the online class, call Sobba at 573-581-3231.

Class size is limited for in-person classes, she says.

Dec. 1, 12:30-2:45 p.m.

Benton. MU Extension Center in Scott County, 6458 Highway 77. Email [email protected] or call 573-545-3516.

Columbia. MU Extension Center in Boone County,1012 N. Highway UU. Email [email protected] or call 573-581-3231.

Fredericktown. MU Extension Center in Madison County,137 W. Main St. Email [email protected] or call 573-581-3231.

• Harrisonville. MU Extension Center in Cass County, 201 W. Wall St. Email [email protected] or call 660-582-8101.

Lancaster. Assembly Room, 110 W. Washington St. Email [email protected] or call 660-457-3469.

Marshall. MU Extension Center in Saline County, 353 S. Lafayette. Email [email protected] or call 660-288-3239.

Unionville. Putnam County Library, 115 S. 16th St. Email [email protected] or call 660-947-2705.

Vienna. Maries County Courthouse, lower level, 211 Fourth St. Email [email protected] or call 573-438-2671.

Dec. 6, 6:15-8:30 p.m.

Bolivar. MU Extension Center in Polk County, 110 E. Jefferson. Email [email protected] or call 417-326-4916.

Higginsville. MU Extension Center in Lafayette County, 14 E. 19th St. Email [email protected] or call 660-584-3658.

Marshfield. MU Extension Center in Webster County, 800 S. Marshall St. Email [email protected] or call 417-859-2044.

Mexico. Audrain County Courthouse Basement Community Room 00, 101 N. Jefferson St. Email [email protected] or call 573-581-3231.

Poplar Bluff. MU Extension Center in Butler County, 614 Lindsay. Email [email protected] or call 573-996-2921.

Princeton. MU Extension Center in Mercer County, 505 S. Stewart. Email [email protected] or call 660-947-2705.

St. Joseph. MU Extension Center in Buchanan County, 4125 Mitchell Ave. Email [email protected] or call 816-279-1691.

Union. MU Extension Center in Franklin County, 116 W. Main St. Email [email protected] or call 573-438-2671.

Writer: Linda Geist

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