FSA Announces Last Call for Producers to File AGI Forms with the IRS

By: USDA Press Release
By: USDA Press Release

Time is running out for producers to submit the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) verification consent form (CCC-927 or CCC-928) to the IRS in order to maintain eligibility for 2009 and 2010 program benefits received.

"Producers who fail to file these forms before September 2011 will receive a notice from the National Office stating that the producer must file the necessary documents within 30 days of the date of the letter or will be ineligible for 2009 and/or 2010 payments," said Matthew Peplinski, Marathon County Executive Director. “The producer will be responsible for fully refunding all payments received under programs subject to AGI limitations."

The consent form authorizes IRS to verify for Farm Service Agency (FSA) whether a payment recipient’s AGI meets the eligibility requirements for FSA programs. The form became a requirement for payment eligibility beginning with the 2009 crop year, however many program participants have not yet submitted this form to maintain eligibility for 2009 and 2010 program benefits.

IRS requires written consent from all individuals or legal entities before verification of the average AGI can be provided to USDA. Individuals must submit form CCC-927 and legal entities must submit form CCC-928. Without these forms on file, eligible producers will not remain eligible for USDA program payments.

These consent forms are required for payments received from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) as well as those received through FSA. Completed forms must be returned directly to the IRS.

For more information on AGI eligibility requirements or the AGI verification process, contact the Marathon County FSA office at 715-848-2330.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 126797003 - wsaw.com/a?a=126797003
Gray Television, Inc.