Photograph: Roger McEowen giving interview on the radio.

Roger on the Air

Roger McEowen regularly appears on radio and television programs heard nationally and across the Midwest and on the worldwide web.

  • 11/29/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:19).
    Discusses tax issues with easement payments - type of payments.
  • 11/23/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:53).
    Discusses tax issues with easement payments - nature of transaction and likely tax characterization.
  • 11/22/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:56)
    Discusses details on Social Security benefits for farmers and ranchers.
  • 11/14/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (19:40).
    Discusses tax treatment of crops / livestock sold post-death and tax deferability of crop insurance proceeds
  • 11/9/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (7:44)
    Discusses when to claim a depreciation deduction for assets that are used in the taxpayer’s trade or business.
  • 11/7/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:21).
    Discusses tax rules for reporting income post-death.
  • 10/31/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (16:52).
    Discusses claiming depreciation deduction for assets and attorney discipline case.
  • 10/26/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:23)
    Discusses the upcoming Kansas Income Tax Institute Meetings.
  • 10/24/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:18).
    Discusses recent tax court opinion on farm magazine ads and tax advice.
  • 10/24/2022 KWCH News - Listen (4:16).
    Discusses U.S. Supreme court arguments on California's Proposition 12.
  • 10/17/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:17).
    Discusses involuntary conversion rules, IRS guidance on the extended replacement period for drought sales of livestock.
  • 10/17/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (16:18).
    Discusses two Supreme Court cases, California's Prop 12 and Sackett v. EPA.
  • 10/13/2022 RFD-TV - Cow Guy Close - Watch (5:24).
    Reviews the arguments from the Supreme Court hearing of California's Proposition 12.
  • 10/12/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (12:03)
    Discusses California's Proposition 12 Supreme Court of the United States arguments.
  • 10/11/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (6:25).
    Discusses his perspective on the Prop 12 arguments.
  • 10/10/2022 RFD-TV - Cow Guy Close - Watch (5:43).
    Discusses California's Proposition 12 as it goes before the Supreme Court.
  • 10/3/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (19:41).
    Discusses TCJA and estate planning, extended livestock replacement period for drought, confined animal livestock facilities - Iowa provision.
  • 10/3/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:10).
    Discusses the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on basic estate planning strategies for 2022 (and into 2023).
  • 9/28/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (9:36)
    Discusses the impact of the TCJA on basic estate planning strategies for 2022 (and into 2023).
  • 9/23/2022 KWCH News - Listen (3:17).
    Discusses the inflation reduction bill and its impact on agriculture.
  • 9/19/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (17:42).
    Discusses the 74th Annual Kansas Income Tax Institute.
  • 9/14/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (8:50).
    Discusses the 74th Annual Kansas Income Tax Institute.
  • 9/12/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (2:41).
    Discusses the Minnesota Producer Protection Act.
  • 9/6/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:26).
    Discusses the provisions of the ERP and the definition of farm income.
  • 9/5/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (25:35).
    Discusses some of the tax provisions of the 2022 inflation reduction act bill.
  • 8/31/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:14).
    Discusses student loan forgiveness and West Virginia v. EPA.
  • 8/22/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (2:45).
    Discusses federal farm programs management issues and record keeping.
  • 8/22/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (18:01).
    Discusses the USDA’s Emergency Relief Program and the definition of farm income.
  • 8/17/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:01).
    Discusses Dicamba spray-drift issues and Inflation Reduction Act tax changes.
  • 8/15/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:12).
    Discusses the current farm program eligibility and payment limit rules.
  • 8/13/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 7:00)
    Discusses recent tax legislation and Dicamba spray drift on-going litigation.
  • 8/9/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:01).
    Discusses some thoughts on utilizing a C corporation for the farming or ranching business.
  • 8/8/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (20:36)
    Discusses tax provisions of the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act bill.
  • 8/1/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (4:03).
    Discusses crop insurance and legal issues.
  • 7/20/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:42).
    Discusses the IRS modification of the timeframe for filing a portability election.
  • 7/18/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:37).
    Discusses deductible start-up costs and web-based businesses.
  • 7/13/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:30).
    Discusses using farm income averaging to deal with economic uncertainty and resulting income fluctuations.
  • 7/9/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 7:22)
    Discusses recent U.S. Supreme Court's opinion on EPA's authority to shift the means of energy production by regulation and what it means for agriculture.
  • 7/6/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:16).
    Discusses concerns over foreign landownership of agricultural land.
  • 7/5/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:36).
    Discusses the Supreme Court’s latest ruling on the "West Virginia vs EPA" case, which will have major implications for the agricultural industry.
  • 7/1/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (4:14).
    Discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's opinion in a case involving the EPA’s regulatory authority under the Clean Air Act (CAA).
  • 6/30/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:57).
    Discusses the Supreme Court and California's Proposition 12.
  • 6/27/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:01).
    Discusses tax issues associated with customer "loyalty" programs.
  • 6/22/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00).
    Discusses cases on property tacking and property easements.
  • 6/22/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (4:25).
    Discusses court opinions from Kansas involving agricultural real estate.
  • 6/20/2022 News/Talk 1540 KXEL - Listen (27:15).
    Interview on agricultural law and tax report.
  • 6/13/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (2:50).
    Discusses USDA's Emergency Relief Program (ERP).
  • 6/11/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 6:10).
    Discusses two cases, one involving agricultural real estate planning implications and the other, rules for showing animals at the State Fair.
  • 6/8/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00).
    Discusses agricultural related court cases and their implications.
  • 6/6/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (2:43).
    Discusses correcting depreciation errors.
  • 5/31/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:23).
    Discusses deducting costs associated with starting a business.
  • 5/23/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (4:42).
    Discusses deducting soil and water conservation expenses.
  • 5/23/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (10:03)
    Discusses deducting soil and water conservation expenses.
  • 5/16/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (4:37).
    Discusses warrantless searches of private agricultural land and the scope of curtilage.
  • 5/16/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (19:22).
    Discusses recent developments of importance to farmers and ranchers, including a Texas case involving Medicaid planning.
  • 5/14/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 5:25)
    Discusses Kansas legislature provision for warrantless searches on private property.
  • 5/11/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00)
    Discusses recent developments of importance to farmers and ranchers, including a Texas case involving Medicaid planning.
  • 5/2022 KWBW Radio - Listen (11:55).
    Discusses proposed estate tax rules would protect against decrease in estate tax exemption.
  • 5/9/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:28).
    Discusses joint tenancy and income tax basis at death.
  • 5/2/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:49).
    Discusses land use conflicts in rural areas, agricultural nuisances and pointers for minimizing conflict among landowners.
  • 5/2/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (18:06).
    Discusses warrantless searches of private agricultural land and the scope of curtilage.
  • 4/27/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00)
    Discusses warrantless searches of private agricultural land and the scope of curtilage.
  • 4/26/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (5:35).
    Discusses laws designed to protect confined animal livestock facilities from those intended to do them harm.
  • 4/19/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (5:04).
    Discusses intergenerational transfer of the farm/ranch business - the buy-sell agreement.
  • 4/18/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (20:28).
    Discusses land use conflicts in rural areas, agricultural nuisances and pointers for minimizing conflict among landowners.
  • 4/13/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00)
    Discusses pork production regulations and fake meat labeling law.
  • 4/11/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:18).
    Discusses liability protection in agritourism at the state and federal level.
  • 4/9/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 5:57)
    Discusses the Supreme Court and California’s Proposition 12; Meat labeling law unconstitutional.
  • 4/5/2022 RFD-TV - Cow Guy Close - Watch (8:19).
    Discusses the plant-based meat industry.
  • 4/4/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (18:09).
    Discusses the Supreme Court and pork production regulations and Louisiana’s meat labeling law unconstitutional.
  • 4/4/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:13).
    Discusses the constitutionality of the Louisiana meat labeling law.
  • 3/29/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:29).
    Discusses agritourism laws.
  • 3/22/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (17:53).
    Discusses agritourism laws and laws designed to protect confined animal livestock facilities from those intended to do them harm.
  • 3/21/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (2:57).
    Discusses laws designed to protect confined animal livestock facilities from those intended to do them harm.
  • 3/16/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00)
    Discusses income tax deferability of crop insurance proceeds.
  • 3/14/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:01).
    Discusses transferring interests in a farming business (and other investment wealth) to successive generations by virtue of a GRAT .
  • 3/12/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 3:40)
    Discusses considerations when buying farmland.
  • 3/08/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:50).
    Discusses the use of the IDGT for transferring asset values from one generation to the next in a tax-efficient manner.
  • 3/7/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (17:30).
    Discusses building a solid hunting use agreement.
  • 3/2/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 12:10)
    Discusses the elements of a hunting use agreement.
  • 2/28/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:32).
    Discusses tax consequences when farmland is partitioned and sold.
  • 2/21/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (19:22).
    Discusses considerations when buying farmland.
  • 2/19/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 4:18)
    Discusses California’s Proposition 12; meal portion of per diem allowance deduction; State medicaid recovery.
  • 2/16/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 12:06)
    Discusses considerations when buying farmland.
  • 2/14/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:17).
    Discusses considerations when buying farmland.
  • 2/7/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:26).
    Discusses California’s Proposition 12 which sets strict housing standards for livestock.
  • 2/7/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (17:13).
    Discusses meal portion allowance deduction, California’s proposition 12, State medicaid recovery, missed tax deadline, WOTUS decision.
  • 2/2/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 12:06)
    Discusses the almost top ten developments 2021 - new regulatory definition of "habitat", IRS federal estate tax return, meal portion allowance deduction.
  • 1/31/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:21).
    Discusses new regulatory definition of "habitat" under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
  • 1/26/2022 RFD-TV - Cow Guy Close - Watch (8:06).
    Discusses tax changes and interest rate hikes.
  • 1/25/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (3:54).
    Discusses a significant case with WOTUS-related issues, Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 1/24/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (17:33).
    Discusses, in his view, the almost top ten agricultural law and tax developments of 2021 - significant developments that did not make the top ten.
  • 1/19/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (2:52).
    Discusses agricultural commodity gifts to children.
  • 1/19/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 12:10)
    Discusses the second half of his top 10 agricultural law and taxation developments of 2021 - 5: Whether FIFRA Preempts State Law – Roundup Litigation; 4: Equitable Apportionment Doctrine Applies to Underground Water; 3: Government Cannot Force Private Property Owners to Allow Trespassing; 2: Developments Involving "Waters of the United States"; 1: The Failure of "Build Back Better" to Become Law.
  • 1/15/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 4:03)
    Discusses the second half of his top 10 agricultural law and taxation developments of 2021: 6 - The Potential Peril Associated With Deferred Payment Grain Sales; 5 - Whether FIFRA Preempts State Law – Roundup Litigation; 4 - Equitable Apportionment Doctrine Applies to Underground Water; 3 - Government Cannot Force Private Property Owners to Allow Trespassing; 2 - Developments Involving "Waters of the United States"; 1 - The Failure of "Build Back Better" to Become Law.
  • 1/11/2022 Ag-Issues - Listen (18:39).
    Discusses, in his view, the top ten most important developments in agricultural law and tax developments of 2021.
  • 1/10/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (5:42).
    Discusses top ten agricultural law and tax developments of 2021, numbers 5 to 1.
  • 1/10/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (6:03).
    Discusses top ten agricultural law and tax developments of 2021, numbers 10 to 6.
  • 1/8/2022 Kansas Ag Report - Listen (begins at 4:59)
    Discusses half of his top 10 agricultural law and taxation developments of 2021: 10 - Public Trust Doctrine in Iowa; 9 - IRS Regulations on Farm Net Operating Losses; 8 - Ag Nuisance Litigation; 7 - Whether Withheld Taxes and Other Pre-Paid Taxes Can Be Deprioritized in Chapter 12 Bankruptcy.
  • 1/5/2022 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 1:07)
    Discusses half of his top 10 agricultural law and taxation developments of 2021 - 10: Public Trust Doctrine in Iowa; 9: IRS Regulations on Farm Net Operating Losses; 8: Ag Nuisance Litigation; 7: Whether Withheld Taxes and Other Pre-Paid Taxes Can Be Deprioritized in Chapter 12 Bankruptcy; 6: The Potential Peril Associated With Deferred Payment Grain Sales.
  • 1/3/2022 RFD-TV - Watch (2:53).
    Discusses Commodity Credit Corporation loans and tax treatment.

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