VASEA Webinar: Profit and Loss from Farming, the Basics

  • 07/13/2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Via BigMarker


  • VASEA members, please login to your VASEA account to get the discount.


Profit and Loss from Farming, the Basics

This presentation provides an overview of the basics of tax returns for farmers, including ordinary income and expenses reported on Schedule F, and sale of farm assets on Form 4797. The presenter will discuss what activities may (or may not) be reported as farm income, special rules for estimated tax payments, types of farm income and expenses, some of which may be unique to farmers; and tax credits available to farmers. The presenter will provide examples based on his 30+ years of experience in preparing farm returns.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Learn what activities may (or may not) be reported as farm income
  2. Learn how and where income items for farmers are reported on the tax return
  3. Learn special rules for estimated taxes for farmers
  4. Receive an overview of income and expenses that may be unique to farming
  5. Discuss credits that may be available to farmers


Jeff Bruce is an Enrolled Agent and owner/tax accountant at Redman Bruce Accounting and Tax, LLC, in Louisa, Virginia. Jeff graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Business Administration in 1984. He previously worked as a tax accountant at Andrew Brabrand Accounting and Tax, LLC before starting his own firm in 1989. Jeff has served as the President of the VaSEA Richmond chapter since 2013. He also serves his community as a volunteer treasurer for the Adult Community Education program in Louisa.

Participants earn up to 1.0 CE/CPE credits.

Field of Study: Federal Tax Law Topics / Taxes
Pre-Requisites: Basic knowledge of federal taxation in the U.S.
Who Should Attend: CPAs, EAs, and other Tax Professionals
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
IRS Program Number:  QSRNU-T-00598-23-O

A personalized login will be sent to online registrants prior to the event.

Registration Fees
Members: $30
Non-Members: $50

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Member Discount Eligibility
Member pricing applies to NAEA and VASEA Members, Associates, and current VASEA Annual CE Pass holders, and their staff. Staff are only eligible for VASEA member rates if registration is paid for by a VASEA Member, Associate or current CE passholder.

Group discounts at education functions are given to multiple attendees from a single firm when there is one payment for all registrations: 3‐5 attendees = 5% each; 6‐10 = 10%; 11 or more = 15%.

Additional Administrative Fees 
Please review your registration information for accuracy BEFORE completing payment.  A $25 administrative fee will be charged in all cases where the VASEA office is required to make edits to your registration for payment or CE credit, including inadvertently paying the non-member rate and requesting a refund, inaccurate PTIN entry, or misspelling your name. 

Phone or Email Registration Options
There is a $25 additional fee for registrations taken over the phone or via email.

Refund Policy
No refunds.  Substitutions are allowed if received 48-hours prior to the start of the webinar.  “No Shows” forfeit their fees.  All registrants receive a recording of the webinar whether or not they attend.

VASEA reserves the right to cancel any program or course for circumstances that are not under direct control of VASEA. If a course or program is cancelled, registrants will be notified via email at the address listed on their registration form.

Complaint Resolution Policy
For more information regarding refund, cancellation and complaint policies, please contact VASEA Administrator, Heather Greenwell at or call (804) 723-5888.

Contact Heather Greenwell, CAE, VASEA Administrator, at (804) 723-5888.

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