Iowa Farmers Union Welcomes PPP Changes


Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Feb 18, 2021


Changes made to the Paycheck Protection Program could mean more substantial payments to farmers impacted by the pandemic. Iowa Farmers Union President Aaron Lehman says those tweaks are appreciated and are definitely needed.


Under recent PPP provisions, that money won抰 be taxed as income and won抰 effect any deductions farmers may take. Lehman says that抯 another positive change.


Lehman says federal aid is so critical for agriculture now especially since farmers and ranchers have a long road to reach economic recovery from the pandemic...


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