Basic Legal Structures for a Family Farm

For any family farm there are a number of options for setting up a legal structure. It can range from sole proprietorship to a corporation. In between there is partnership and joint venture. What makes sense for your farm business depends on the maturity of the business, the players and the tax planning opportunities.

Tracy Hanson, lawyer at Walsh LLP in Calgary, Alberta explains the basic legal structures for a family farm. Watch the video to learn more abotu family farm legal structures!

This workshop was funded in part by the Agriculture & Food Council of Alberta

For further information on legal organizational structures please refer to the following:

Legal Organizational Structure by Agricultural Marketing Resource Center



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