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Helping you grow your company

Our professionals are highly experienced in providing the agricultural community with specialized accounting services. Located in the heart of Lancaster County, we understand the unique opportunities and challenges associated with the shifting economy, tax law changes, rising energy costs, major equipment purchases, risk management and mitigation, income averaging for farmers, maximizing the utilization of prepayments, analyzing methods of accounting, taking advantage of government programs, and more. 

Our CPAs are dedicated to providing superior accounting, tax compliance, and advisory services to agribusinesses. We will work with you to improve the financial controls and efficiencies of your operations. We also have the expertise, tools, and strategies to help you reach your short and long-term business goals, including mergers, acquisitions, estate planning, and succession planning.

If your agribusiness specializes in the growing, processing, or marketing of food products, we have the services you need to be more successful

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Tax Services for Agribusinesses

  • R&D Tax Credit
  • Industry specific tax deductions and credits
  • Tax deferred exchanges
  • Tax minimization strategies
  • Depreciation strategies
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • Estate and Gift Tax planning
  • IRS audit assistance

Financial Statement Services for Agribusinesses

  • Examinations
  • Forecasts and projections

Advisory Services for Agribusinesses

  • Management Advisory
  • Lease vs. purchase analysis
  • Cash flow analysis 
  • Benchmarking 
  • Employee Benefit Plan advisory
  • Ownership buy-in / buy-out
  • Sales & Use Tax consulting
  • Financial due diligence
  • Income Tax Nexus Studies
  • Entity formation and selection
  • Entity structure analysis 
  • Internal Control Studies  
  • Financing assistance

Outsourced Accounting for Agribusinesses

  • Payroll assessment and administration
  • Selection, implementation, and operation of accounting software

Want to learn how we can help your agribusiness?

We would be happy to discuss how Trout CPA can help with your specific needs.

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