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Taxes & Benefits

NOTE: Independent experts have shared information they have produced that may be helpful in understanding Federal tax and benefits requirements. USDA does not endorse information provided by outside parties, but is providing links to resources for your own consideration.

Everyone’s situation is different. Be sure to talk with an attorney or professional knowledgeable in these matters for specific advice. For more information call the DFAP Call Center at 1-800-721-0970.

Taxes

USDA cannot tell you if you will owe taxes, because everyone’s situation is different. USDA recommends that you speak with a tax professional about your own particular circumstances to be sure about what you might owe.

1 This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, under agreement number FSA21CPT0012032. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in publications described or linked below are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In addition, any reference to specific brands or types of products or services does not constitute or imply an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for those products or services. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. Rural Tax Education is part of the National Farm Income Tax Extension Committee. In their programs and activities, the land-grant universities involved in this project do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law.

Benefits

Everyone’s situation is different. Be sure to talk to an attorney or advocate knowledgeable in these matters for specific advice. For more information call the DFAP Call Center at 1-800-721-0970.

2 This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, under agreement number 2022-70416-37108. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in publications described or linked below are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In addition, any reference to specific brands or types of products or services does not constitute or imply an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for those products or services.

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