Wisconsin Farm Support Program

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  1. What is the Wiscons​in Farm Support Program?

  2. When can I​ apply?​

  3. How do I apply?

  4. Can someone else apply on my behalf?

  5. When and how will I receive the money?

  6. How will you determine who gets funds from the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  7. Will my payment be intercepted to pay delinquent taxes or other debts?

  8. Are payments from the Wisconsin Farm Support Program considered taxable income?

  9. Who can apply for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  10. I started my farm business in 2020. Can I qualify for the Farm Support Program?

  11. I applied for the first round of the Wisconsin Farm Support Program and received a relief payment. Can I apply again?

  12. I applied for the first round of the Wisconsin Farm Support Program and was denied a relief payment. Can I apply again?

  13. My farm business is a Limited Liability Company (LLC). Can LLC's apply for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  14. Can a nonprofit corporation apply for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  15. Can a tribal entity operating a farm business apply for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  16. How long will the application take to complete?

  17. What counts as "gross income from farming" for purposes of qualifying for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  18. What if I have not filed my 2019 tax return?

  19. Am I required to file a 2018 and 2019 tax return to be eligible for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  20. I file my taxes on a fiscal year. What amount of gross farm income do I report on the Farm Support Program application?

  21. My spouse and I own and operate a farm business together which we elect to treat as a qualified joint venture under sec. 761(f) of the IRC. We each file a separate Schedule F, reporting our respective share of income and expense from the farm business with our jointly-filed individual income tax return. How do we complete the Wisconsin Farm Support Program application?

  22. My spouse and I each own and operate separate farm businesses and file two separate Schedules F. Can we each qualify separately for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  23. What method is used to value the real and tangible personal property owned or rented by a farming business?

  24. Should the amount of labor costs and property of a disregarded entity be included in the parent owner's amount of labor costs and property?

  25. May a landowner who rents out their farm qualify for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  26. How will I know if my application is approved or denied?

  27. If my application is denied, do I resubmit my application?

  28. What if the amount of gross farm income reported on my tax return is incorrect?

  29. Will I receive more funds if I apply earlier?

  30. Will the amount of my direct payment be released to the public?

  31. Why can’t farmers with less than $10,000 in gross farm income apply?

  32. What if I have other questions?


August 10​​, 2020