Farmers seek tax deduction

Farmers seek tax deduction

Oregon farmers want a charitable tax credit for their donated crops.

“It’s not that most of us wouldn’t do it (donate fresh produce) anyway because it’s the right thing to do,” said John Zielinski, whose family owns the E.Z. Orchards farm in Salem and donates tens of thousands of pounds of fresh produce to Marion-Polk Food Share and the Silverton Area Community Aid annually. “But it would be nice if there was some incentive from the state.”

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