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Category: Property Law

Ask Cari: Is Rental Income from a Farm Lease Self-Employment Taxable for Social Security Purposes?

I was recently posed this question from a farmer close to retirement concerned about social security.  He has been farming his whole life and would like to shift into a landlord role. In way of background, you must have a …

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Land Use Tools for Promoting Urban & Suburban Agriculture

According to Dean Patricia Salkin in American Bar Association’s “Counseling the Local Food Movement” (May 2012), the following zoning tools can be used to promote small-scale agriculture production within city limits: Comprehensive Plans. This is the over-arching plan upon which …

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