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3107, 2017

Politico speaks with Secretary Johanns on the R&D credit and the upcoming farm bill

By |July 31st, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

JOHANNS’ NEW GOAL: GET FARMERS USING THE R&D TAX CREDIT:

Farmers have a lot on their wishlist for tax reform, should Congress ever get to it, but former Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns says many in agriculture aren’t taking advantage of a key credit already available to them. The former Nebraska governor, who led the USDA under President George W. Bush before serving a stint in the Senate, is on a mission to get farmers to use the federal R&D tax credit. That provision provides a dollar-for-dollar credit when a business tries something new in its operation, Johanns told MA.

The provision isn’t […]

3007, 2017

Scottsbluff Star Herald sits down with Secretary Johanns

By |July 30th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

Johanns’ new role: Helping ag producers navigate tax credits

SCOTTSBLUFF — Mike Johanns has worn many hats.

He was governor of Nebraska, former Secretary of Agriculture, and a U.S. senator.

Johanns has now joined Houston-based tax consultancy firm alliantgroup, as its chairman of agriculture. The firm specializes in the area of government-sponsored credits and incentives, and in his new position, Johanns hopes to play a key role in guiding alliantgroup’s outreach on the various tax credits and incentives available for the benefit of the agricultural industry.

His main focus now is spreading the word to producers and ag innovators that they may be eligible […]

1707, 2017

Secretary Johanns speaks on the R&D credit and agriculture with Feedstuffs

By |July 17th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

Johanns talks tax credits, trade and more

Former agriculture secretary Mike Johanns discusses his latest role encouraging producers to take advantage of underutilized R&D tax credit, trade and current ag cycle.

Love for agriculture was always at the heart of how Mike Johanns, former secretary of agriculture and Nebraska senator, served farmers. He continues to stay plugged into the goings-on of agriculture and remains an advocate for ways to help producers succeed.

Johanns served as agriculture secretary from 2005 to 2007 under the George W. Bush Administration. During his tenure, Johanns opened or expanded access to 40 international markets and was responsible for […]

1607, 2017

Brownfield Network Interviews Secretary Johanns

By |July 16th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

FORMER AGRICULTURE SECRETARY TO DO TAX CONSULTING

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns is the new Chairman of Agriculture for tax consulting company alliantgroup.

“Basically what that means is I’m going to work with alliantgroup to do everything we can to make sure that agriculture from large to small does qualify for the tax credits that are already available to them, already on the books,” Johanns told Brownfield Ag News.

Johanns tells Brownfield it’ll be his job to consult with agriculture cooperatives and all sizes of farmers who may qualify for research and development tax credits because of investments in agriculture technology.

“That […]

1507, 2017

Omaha World Herald sits down with Secretary Johanns

By |July 15th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

Former Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns tapped by tax consultant for his Washington experience

Mike Johanns has a new role he said will help him bring economic opportunity to rural America.

The former U.S. secretary of agriculture, governor of Nebraska and U.S. senator from Nebraska is working with a Houston tax consultant firm that makes money connecting its clients with federal tax incentives and credits.

Johanns will help the firm, Alliantgroup, expand a practice focused on agribusiness tax credits.

As chairman of agriculture for Alliantgroup, Johanns will provide insight on the inner workings of Washington, and will evaluate the impact of policy changes on businesses, […]

1407, 2017

Wisconsin Agconnection interviews Secretary Johanns

By |July 14th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

Former Ag Secretary Mike Johanns Joins Alliantgroup as Ag Chair

Alliantgroup, a leading tax consultancy in the area of government-sponsored credits and incentives, announced today the addition of former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns as the firm’s new Chairman of Agriculture. A former Governor and U.S. Senator for Nebraska, Johanns brings more than 30 years of experience in government and a strong background in both agriculture and economic development.

In his new position, Johanns will play a key role in guiding the firm’s outreach on various tax credits and incentives available for the benefit of the agricultural industry. With his lifetime […]

1407, 2017

Secretary Johanns featured in The Progressive Farmer

By |July 14th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

Helping Ag Tap Tax Credits
Former Ag Secretary Johanns Touting Research and Development Tax Credit for Agribusinesses

OMAHA (DTN) — Agricultural companies are not making full use of the federal Research and Development Tax Credit, according to a former USDA secretary.

Mike Johanns, a former agriculture secretary, U.S. senator and Nebraska governor, is taking on a new position as chairman of agriculture for tax advisory company alliantgroup, mainly to highlight the opportunities for farmers and other small- to medium-sized agribusinesses to use the research and development tax credit.

The R&D tax credit has been around since 1981 and was claimed to offset more than […]

1407, 2017

Former U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns joins Houston-based tax consultant group

By |July 14th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

Former U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns joins Houston-based tax consultant group

Former Nebraska United States Senator Mike Johanns has joined a Houston-based tax consultant group, advising them on agriculture.

Johanns is the new Chairman of Agriculture for alliantgroup. Johanns served as Secretary of Agriculture under President George W. Bush from 2005-2007.

Johanns says agriculture is feeling the pinch and family farmers and small agricultural businesses need to squeeze every benefit they can from the federal tax code.

“We’ve got to make sure that what you’re doing in your business that you are getting the full benefit of the laws that are on the books,” Johanns […]

1307, 2017

Rural Radio Network Features Secretary Johanns

By |July 13th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

Rural Radio Network Features Secretary Johanns

JohannsMike Johanns was the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 2005-2007 as well as the Governor of Nebraska from 1999-2005 and the state’s U.S. Senator from 2009-2015. As alliantgroup’s Chairman of Agriculture, Johanns brings more than 30 years of experience at virtually every level of government and a strong background in both agriculture and economic development. As the Secretary of Agriculture, he managed 18 different agencies, opened or expanded access to 40 international markets and was responsible for […]

1307, 2017

alliantgroup’s announcement of Secretary Johanns as new Chairman of Agriculture featured in KTIC Radio

By |July 13th, 2017|Johanns In The News|0 Comments

FORMER SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE MIKE JOHANNS JOINS ALLIANTGROUP AS NEW CHAIRMAN OF AGRICULTURE

HOUSTON, TX (July 13, 2017) – alliantgroup, a leading tax consultancy in the area of government-sponsored credits and incentives, is proud to announce the addition of former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns as the firm’s new Chairman of Agriculture. A former Governor and U.S. Senator representing the state of Nebraska, Johanns brings more than 30 years of experience at virtually every level of government and a strong background in both agriculture and economic development.

In his new position, Johanns will play a key role in guiding the firm’s […]

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