H.R. 3903 (100th): Family Farm Tax Accounting Relief Act of 1988

Feb 03, 1988 (100th Congress, 1987–1988)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Toby Roth
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
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Signed by the President
Nov 10, 1988


This bill was introduced on February 3, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 03, 1988
Referred to Committee Feb 03, 1988
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt farmers from the requirement to capitalize preproductive costs, and to require farmers with large farming operations to use an accrual method of accounting.


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11 cosponsors (7R, 4D) (show)

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Family Farm Tax Accounting Relief Act of 1988 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the required application of uniform inventory cost capitalization rules any animal produced in a farming business, regardless of the animal's preproductive period. Permits an exception from required use of the accrual method of accounting for family farm corporations having gross receipts of $5,000,000 or less for each prior taxable year after 1985.

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