Photograph: Roger McEowen giving interview on the radio.

Roger on the Air

Roger McEowen regularly appears on radio and television programs heard nationally and across the Midwest and on the worldwide web.

  • 3/23/2020 Ag-Issues - Listen (16:25).
    Discusses cases, watermelon pollinator not proven as a cause of hollow heart, tax court petition not timely mailed, early withdrawal penalty on IRA was deemed constitutional, tax provisions in the CARES bill submitted by Senate Republicans.
  • 3/18/2020 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 13:00)
    Discusses tax court rulings, valuation of an estate for tax purposes, early withdrawal from a retirement account, tax liabilities on bank accounts in foreign jurisdictions, and whether lakes do have constitutional rights.
  • 3/9/2020 Ag-Issues - Listen (15:43).
    Discusses cases involving city of Toledo's Lake Erie Bill of Rights; serial wetland violation by family farm operators; reversion to agricultural use in big island of Hawaii; failure to disclose foreign bank account; no deductions for farm not operated for profit.
  • 3/4/2020 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 01:30)
    Discusses the tax code provision called the Qualified Business Income Deduction, and how farmers, ranchers and other landowners can qualify for this significant deduction.
  • 3/2/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (2:50).
    Discusses the tax rules surrounding death of livestock.
  • 2/24/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:23).
    Discusses recent developments involving estate and trust court decisions.
  • 2/24/2020 Ag-Issues - Listen (15:28).
    Discusses two cases involving charitable deduction, and other cases, cutting horse activity not deemed as a hobby, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy interest rate and a dog bite not foreseeable.
  • 2/19/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:14).
    Discusses transferring farm real estate.
  • 2/19/2020 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 13:00)
    Discusses court developments, a ruling on the interest rate to be applied in a farm bankruptcy reorganization and taking charitable tax deductions on land conservation easements.
  • 2/10/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:41).
    Discusses family farming arrangements and liens.
  • 2/10/2020 Ag-Issues - Listen (14:32).
    Discusses cases - a farmhouse not a dwelling and thus no conviction for burglary, semi-trailer in a farm field near a roadway with advertising subject to a permit, owner not liable in negligence or strict liability for a butting lamb, IRS decision determined no deduction for a donated conservation easement.
  • 2/5/2020 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 13:00)
    Reviews Kansas court rulings, decision on a challenge to a Kansas law to protect animal agricultural facilities from being annoyingly infiltrated by those who intended to harm their business, a debtor who filed a chapter 12 bankruptcy that ended up being costly to the creditor, theft of property stored in a farm house that was used as a dwelling.
  • 2/5/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:15).
    Discusses statute of frauds and sales of goods.
  • 1/27/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:42).
    Discusses top ten agricultural law and tax developments of 2019; number two - year-end tax and retirement legislation and number one - Qualified Business Income (QBI) final regulations.
  • 1/27/2020 Ag-Issues - Listen (17:48).
    Discusses the decision striking down a portion of Kansas Farm Animal and Field Crop and Research Facilities Protect Act, enacted in 1990, a case that states aerial application of agricultural chemical not inherently dangerous activity, a case that has a financing statement that was "seriously misleading" and creditor that was unsecured.
  • 1/24/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:53).
    Discusses top ten agricultural law and tax developments of 2019; number four - regulatory changes to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and number three - irrigation return flows and the Clean Water Act.
  • 1/22/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:31).
    Discusses top ten agricultural law and tax developments of 2019; number six - SCOTUS rules on administrative agency deference and number five - Waters of the United States (WOTUS) definition.
  • 1/22/2020 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 01:30)
    Discusses two recent court cases regarding beneficiaries named in wills and they both demonstrate the importance of language when making a will.
  • 1/17/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:38).
    Discusses top ten agricultural law and tax developments of 2019; number eight - SCOTUS agrees to hear case involving groundwater discharges into a WOTUS and number seven - regulatory takings.
  • 1/13/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (4:09).
    Discusses top ten agricultural law and tax developments of 2019; number ten - the relevance of roundup jury verdicts and number nine - agricultural antitrust – the ability of a farmer to sue for anticompetitive conduct.
  • 1/13/2020 Ag-Issues - Listen (17:24).
    Reviewed his list of the top ten Agricultural Law and Tax Developments from 2019.
  • 1/8/2020 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 01:30)
    Discusses his top ten agricultural law and taxation developments of 2019. In the first segment, he reviews numbers ten through six.
  • 1/8/2020 Ag-Today - Listen (11:00; begins at 12:55)
    Discusses his top ten agricultural law and taxation developments of 2019. In the second segment he concludes with a look at his top five choices.
  • 1/7/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:34).
    Discusses the almost top ten issues of agricultural law and tax developments of 2019; chapter 12 debt limit increase, which government agency sues a farmer for a WOTUS violation? and USDA’s Swampbuster "incompetence"..
  • 1/2/2020 RFD-TV - Watch (3:52).
    Discusses retirement planning provisions.

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