Roger McEowen

Agricultural Law and Taxation

Roger McEowen is the Kansas Farm Bureau Professor of Agricultural Law and Taxation, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, KS. 

Roger focuses on legal and tax issues that agricultural producers, agricultural businesses, and rural landowners face.  He teaches an undergraduate course in agricultural law at Kansas State University in addition to agricultural law and tax courses at the law school.  His website, contains much information on ag law and tax topics and provides access to his “Agricultural Law and Taxation” blog.

Washburn University School of Law
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka , KS
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Documents & Presentations by Roger McEowen
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Agricultural Law Update

Agricultural law and taxation professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law comments on some of the tax policy proposals that are now being discussed, and how those might impact farm estate and business planning...he highlights the proposed elimination of "stepped-up" basis relating to capital gains taxation, and the enormous consequences that would present for farm and ranch families.

February 17, 2021
C Corporate Tax Planning: Management Fees and Reasonable Compensation - A Roadmap of What Not to Do February 15, 2021
What Now? Part One February 8, 2021
What Now? Part Two February 8, 2021
Agricultural Law Online January 15, 2021
Can One State Dictate Agricultural Practices in Other States? December 26, 2020
Bankruptcy and the Preferential Payment Rule December 4, 2020
Is Real Estate Held in Trust Eligible For I.R.C. §1031 Exchange Treatment? December 4, 2020
Farmland Lease Income - Proper Tax Reporting November 13, 2020
The Public Trust Doctrine-A Camel’s Nose Under Agriculture’s Tent? October 23, 2020