Landcare Farming: Tax Implications of Carbon Credit Generation

There have been recent changes to tax laws for primary producers that undertake projects to create ACCUs. In this session, we will discuss these changes, along with other important tax and accounting considerations that primary producers should consider in relation to carbon farming.

Speakers: Andrew Jones is a Partner with BDO in Brisbane. He is a member of the BDO Food and Agribusiness group, and practices as a taxation specialist. Andrew’s clients include primary producers and renewable energy generators. He also advises on the tax implications of carbon credit generation and offsetting, and has been invited to speak about these issues at industry and technical forums.

Ben Barber Is the Head of Account Management for FarmLab based in Warwick, Queensland. After an 18-year military career, Ben returned to the family property and supports clients measuring environmental data within Australia and internationally. As a geographer, Ben conducts research into the impacts of different land management activities on soil carbon within agriculture. Ben currently guest lectures at UQ and USQ on systems to support producers in future environmental markets.

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