Training Courses

Understanding Corporations Workshop

One day workshop

This one day seminar will be of interest to those who are considering incorporation as well as those who have incorporated but want to make sure that they are getting the most out of their structure. The training workshop will follow the outline below but is not limited to this, as we will gladly touch on other areas of interest to the participants.

  • Reasons to incorporate
  • The incorporation process
  • Practical things to understand about operating a corporation
  • Basic concepts of corporate tax
  • Removing funds from a corporation
  • Tax treatment of using corporate assets for personal use
  • Use of multiple corporations
  • Funding a medical plan with your corporation
  • Using a corporation to effectively "grow your farm"
  • Using a corporation to accomplish intergenerational transfer of the farm
  • Using a corporation to exit the farm
  • Purifying a corporation to stay onside with various tax benefits
  • Winding up a corporation

If you would like more information or to register Contact Us.

Understanding Financial Statements and their use in managing your farm

We are excited to present this new workshop that is designed to assist farm owners in understanding the components of Financial Statements and their use in management of their farm.

This workshop gives hands on experience in understanding and using the following:

  • Components of financial statements;
  • Using financial statement ratios to evaluate the health of your operation;
  • Multi year comparatives to assess if the farm operation is improving or declining;
  • Using this information to discover ways to improve the financial health of your farm; and
  • Considering what lenders are looking for in your farm records

If you would like more information or to register Contact Us.

Ag Expert Set up and Training (One-on-one training)

  • This course will give you assistance with setting up Ag Expert Analyst accounting program for use on your farm as well as provide training in utilizing the software.
  • Whether you are a seasoned bookkeeper or a first timer you will gain a wealth of knowledge in practical use of the program and best practices in bookkeeping in general.
  • This course can be offered one on one, or in a group setting if we have enough participants.

  • If you would like more information or to register Contact Us.