Governor Bobby Jindal Tackles Taxes and Farmers

Governor Bobby Jindal Tackles Taxes and Farmers

RFD cameras broadcast Rural Town Hall with Gov. Bobby Jindal. RFD cameras broadcast Rural Town Hall with Gov. Bobby Jindal.

July 23, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn (RFD-TV) - Members of the national Future Farmer's of America (FFA) were on hand during RFD-TV's RURAL TOWN HALL to listen to presidential candidate Gov. Bobby Jindal. One of the first questions of the broadcast positioned by an FFA member asked the Louisiana governor about the various tax issues that impact a farmer's or rancher's ability to "pass-on" the family farm.

"There are couple things we need to do.  We need a full repeal of the 'death-tax or so-called estate tax,'" said Gov. Jindal. "We need to do that for several reasons, one, you are exactly right. It shouldn't be hard to pass along their farm to the next generation, their sons and daughters. Unfortunately, it's getting harder and harder to do. These are dollars that have already been taxed once, they shouldn't be taxed a second time."

Jindal went on to explain his plans for the tax system. "In general, I want to see a lower, flatter, tax code with fewer carve-outs and fewer penalties." 

For more on RFD-TV's RURAL TOWN HALL, click here and watch more clips from Gov. Bobby Jindal.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Secretary Perdue Speaks to the Heartland

    Secretary Perdue Speaks to the Heartland

    Friday, February 15 2019 11:52 AM EST2019-02-15 16:52:36 GMT

    Appearing LIVE, the Ag Secretary took calls from viewers and addressed matters that are top-of-mind for the farmers, ranchers and residents all across rural America.

    Appearing LIVE, the Ag Secretary took calls from viewers and addressed matters that are top-of-mind for the farmers, ranchers and residents all across rural America.

  • AARP Live Minute Looks at Romance Scams

    AARP Live Minute Looks at Romance Scams

    Thursday, February 14 2019 4:29 PM EST2019-02-14 21:29:13 GMT

    February 14, 2019 AARP works to connect Americans from the big city to rural America. The organization has partnered with RFD-TV to present AARP Live Minutes each Thursday as part of their dedication to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age. In this AARP Live Minute: AARP looks at romance scams and the five warning signs you may be being scammed. 

    February 14, 2019 AARP works to connect Americans from the big city to rural America. The organization has partnered with RFD-TV to present AARP Live Minutes each Thursday as part of their dedication to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age. In this AARP Live Minute: AARP looks at romance scams and the five warning signs you may be being scammed. 

  • Farm Bill Still Facing Hurdles to Implementation

    Farm Bill Still Facing Hurdles to Implementation

    Thursday, February 14 2019 2:41 PM EST2019-02-14 19:41:09 GMT

    As lawmakers race to keep the government open, experts predict the challenges of implementing a Farm Bill will go beyond the looming possible government shutdown.

    As lawmakers race to keep the government open, experts predict the challenges of implementing a Farm Bill will go beyond the looming possible government shutdown.

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 Frankly and RFDTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service , and Ad Choices .