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UNCE seminars offered to tribal farmers, ranchers

Posted 3/11/2010

Strategies focus on record-keeping, tax management and insurance

Nevada tribal agricultural producers can learn about record-keeping methods, as well as tax management and insurance strategies that contribute to successful agribusiness operations at a half-day seminar offered around the state this month.

The program, Tribal Agriculture Record-Keeping and Tax Management, will be conducted as a half-day seminar at five separate reservations.

The program is sponsored by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, with funding provided by the USDA Risk Management Agency.

These workshops will provide an overview of federal tax issues related to tribal agricultural producers, including review of tax forms 1099 and 1040 as well as filing requirements. In addition, record-keeping procedures using QuickBooks software will be presented along with a discussion of balance sheet items such as depreciation alternatives.

Lunch will be provided and two door prizes (QuickBooks Pro) will be given away at each workshop.

All workshops times will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe: Friday, March 19, 2010 Pyramid Lake Tribal Conference Room, 208 Capital Hill, Nixon, Nev. 89424
  • Duck Valley Paiute and Shoshone Tribes: Monday, March 22, 2010
    Great Basin College Computer Lab, Owyhee, Nev. 89832
  • South Fork Te-Moak of Western Shoshone Tribe: Tuesday, March 23, 2010
    Tribal Administration Building, Lee, Nev. 89829
  • Duckwater Shoshone Tribe: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    Health Department Conference Room, Duckwater, Nev. 89314
  • Walker Paiute / Fallon Paiute and Shoshone Tribes: Friday, March 26, 2010
    Walker River Community Center, Hospital Road, Schurz, NV 89427

For more information or to register, contact Randy Emm at (775) 316-1184.

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