Frequently Asked
TAX questions for primary producers


When is a small farm considered a business? (Government of Western Australia)

Are you liable for capital gains and GST if you sell your farm? (ATO)

Are you liable for capital gains if you subdivide your land? (ATO)

What are the tax implications of being a farmer? (DAFWA)

What tax concessions are available to you? (Taxpayer)

What tax planning options are available to you? (Mulcahy & Co)

What are the tax implications of carbon farming income? (Country Carbon)

What does the family farm exemption mean in Victoria? (State Revenue Office)

Can I claim a tax deduction on water facilities, fodder storage assets and fencing? (The Australian)

What are the new rules around depreciating assets and how can I use them? (ATO)

What tax rules are specific to you as a primary producer? (H&R Block)

What are the facts on capital gains tax? (FPP Accountants)

What does "A Better Tax System For Farmers" actual mean? (ATO)

What assistance can you get as a drought-affected taxpayer? (ATO)

What special tax rules apply to abnormal income (i.e. disaster relief payments, grants and subsidies, profit from forced disposal or death of livestock, insurance payments, double wool clips)?

What does tax averaging for primary producers mean? (ATO)

What is the Research & Development Tax Incentive? (ATO)

What is the Farm Management Deposits Scheme and how can it help me deal with fluctuating cash flows? (ATO)

Can I claim a deduction for establishing trees in a carbon sink forest? (ATO)

Can I claim a deduction for my electricity and phone connection? (ATO)

Can I claim a deduction for landcar e expenditure? (ATO)

Am I eligible for fuel tax credits and how are they calculated? (ATO)

When am I considered a primary producer for tax purposes? (ATO)

What tax tools are available to me to manage uneven tax flow? (ATO)

What special rules apply to livestock, capital expenditure and water/carbon rights? (ATO)

Can I get a tax concession if I protect areas of high conservation value? (ATO)

Will the sale of land used for primary production be exempt from GST? (LPLC)

Will the lease of land used for primary production be exempt from GST? (LPLC)