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Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Gallery | 0 comments

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March Trail Ride!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in Events | 0 comments

March Trail Ride!

Join us Saturday, March 30th, at Hard Labor Creek State Park. Plan to be checked in and at the trailer parking lot by 10 a.m. Only cost is for park entry and a day ride pass ($5 per truck and $10 per rider for trail pass). Anyone wishing to stay over needs to make reservations with the park directly as this is just a day ride. Bring your friends and introduce them to the Georgia Horse Council! Please RSVP to info@georgiahorsecouncil.com to let us know you’re coming. http://www.gastateparks.org/HardLaborCreek

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Equine Tax Parity Act Introduced

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in News | 0 comments

On March 6, Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) introduced the Equine Tax Parity Act (H.R. 998), which would make horses eligible for capital gains treatment after 12 months, rather than 24, similar to other business assets. Under the current federal tax code, gains from sales by individuals of property used in a trade or business, including horses, qualify for long-term capital gains and are subject to the maximum capital gains tax rate of 15% for taxpayers earning less than $450,000 or 20% for those earning more. Since the individual income tax rate can go as high as 39.6%, the lower rate is a real advantage. Horses held for breeding, racing, showing or draft purposes qualify...

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Fiscal Cliff – Tax Changes Affecting Horse Owners

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in News | 0 comments

From the American Horse Council   The country went over the “cliff,” but, like a bungee jumper, after a short fall it was pulled back up to the precipice.  Congress’ passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 in 2012 and the President’s signing it in 2013 broke the Congressional impasse and got the country past the Fiscal Cliff for now.  We now sit on the bench next to the sign indicating a “Scenic Overlook.”  But we can relax and enjoy the view for only a few months, until the delay of the across-the-board budget cuts expires and it comes time to raise the U.S. debt limit. The following is a summary of some of the provisions in the new law...

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