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Agriculture Secretary Perdue Comments on Tax Reform

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue calls the recently passed tax reform bill a “once-in-a-generation” reform of the federal tax code.

agriculture tax reformCalling tax reform an eagerly awaited Christmas present for taxpayers, Perdue says “tax paying people of American agriculture need relief.” In his statement, Perdue offered thanks to President Trump and commended Congress for passage of the legislation. He says most family farms are run as a small business, and that they “should be able to keep more of what they earn to reinvest in their operations and take care of their families.” Perdue says that simplifying the tax code and easing the burden on citizens will free them up to make choices for themselves, create jobs, and boost the overall American economy.

From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.