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Tax-Deferred Risk Management Accounts For Farmers


  • Monke, James D.


Income tax incentives directly affect the economic feasibility of proposals for tax-deferred risk management accounts. Data indicate that despite clear financial advantages from tax deferment and reduced income variability, income targeting may preclude many farmers from contributing enough money for accounts to be effective.

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  • Monke, James D., 1997. "Tax-Deferred Risk Management Accounts For Farmers," 1997 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Toronto, Canada 21025, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea97:21025
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.21025

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