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Experienced Farm Taxation from the Nation's leading Authorities.

If you own a farming company big or small you have to deal with farm tax issues. The farming industry is favored by the Internal Revenue Code. There are many deductions that are available to farmers that are not available to other businesses. You must learn what these things are and how they apply to your farming business to be able to save the most amount of money when it becomes time to file your tax return. We see many farms go to their downtown and hire general practice advisors to help them with their farm tax decisions. This is the same as having some heart issues and then going to your local 24 hour medical center. Sure they can give you some medical advice, but how specialized is that advice?

You need to find a reliable, experienced seasoned tax group that can speak your language and help you make good decisions in how you set up your farm. It’s work that has to be done from the bottom up. Careful wise decisions need to be made to set you up to then be able to take and keep your farm deductions.

Setting up medical plans, pension plans, education plans can all be done through your farming company. It’s up to you to find the tax practitioners that are experienced and educated in farm tax work. With us it’s one stop shopping. Once we get involved with your tax issues, we are expert in farm operations, we can help you organize your business and conduct your affairs with your management team is such a way as to earn a profit. The objective of farming is to earn a profit, let’s us help you get on the right track. We are tax specialists that have turned to operations and we are organized as a management consulting firm to assist you with all of the challenges that may come your way. Let us help you.

Canberra Company has one of the top nationally recognized tax authorities that can help you with you farm tax decisions. Steve Pybrum has taught farm tax issues to Attorneys, CPA’s, Pension Administrators, Insurance Companies, Banking Industry. Steve’s experience is what you want on your team. Call us today to make your appointment. Canberra Company 805-962-1040.

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The leader of our agricultural industries department is Steven Pybrum who started by cutting broccoli in the fields. He went on to serve on two important panels in Washington DC and has a Congressional medal of distinction and the United States Senate medal of freedom, acknowledging his knowledge, expertise, contribution and accomplishments to our nation.

Steve went to Cal Poly and has an immense knowledge and understanding of agriculture many call him the “king of agricultural taxation.” Steve has appeared on ABC, NBC, and CBS television providing information and reporting on tax law change and family financial planning techniques.Steve was a syndicated columnist writing articles for the nation’s newspapers and magazines, the articles were “Agri-Business Tax Tips” and “Business Cents.”

Steve has represented many farming companies before the IRS and has a proven record of victory and success in dealing with farm entities. Steve has taught classes for attorneys and CPA’s that explain how to deal with taxation issues of farming entities.

Financial services superstar. Champion tax planner and the author of two well known financial planning books. Pybrum has been featured on over 100 television talk shows and news broadcasts on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX providing information on new tax law changes, tax and financial planning tips.

About Steve Pybrum

Steve Pybrum


Pybrum is a tax specialist who branched out into business operations, management teams, management structures and business growth strategies to help client businesses grow rapidly. With over 30 years of business experience in helping businesses succeed, Pybrum is a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a degree in business administration and MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. Steve and his wife live in Montecito, California and they both enjoy the gym, golf, tennis and other outdoor activities.


Canberra Company is a management consulting firm specialized in farming. We have worked  for the last 30 years in and serving clients needs for businesses that are farming vegetables, strawberries, citrus, avocados and wine grapes on the Central Coast. We can help you with your tax planning, tax preparation and other financial planning needs. We can help you find a bank or lenders that are familiar with agriculture. We can help improve your day to day operations and provide growth strategies that will help your business grow and prosper. Because we have a farming background and know the industry well, we can analyze, plan, organize, forecast and project how you can have a more profitable organization and offer you helpful information that you have not received before. We promise to be more supportive, possess a higher level of understanding of agriculture, and sharper tax planning skills than your current advisor. We offer welcomed relief.

We come with power, information, expertise, experience and the ability to analyze and solve problems. We can show you how and where your field costs are too high and out of alignment with the industry. We can show you how to improve your sales and marketing function. We are knowledgeable in computers and technology. Today technology plays a greater part in farming.Let us have a chance to improve your operations. Let us help you grow your financial net worth and improve your current financial planning goals, targets and rate of success. We want you to achieve your financial goals. We have national awards for our financial planning abilities.

We can identify your needs, find out what is holding you back with your success and show you the way to improve your operations. We can assist your management team in working better as a team to accomplish the same goals and objectives that your board of directors has established as the path to success and accomplishment in the future.Do you want your farming company to GROW? Now is the time to take action, call us for a FREE consultation in your office, or take us out to lunch, we are happy to meet you, talk with you and you can learn that we are fun to be around. We can help your organization become more productive. We can solve the problems of your office and see that you have training programs, compliance standards and food safety measures that will help protect your organization from legal problems in the future.

We can analyze your field operations, study your marketing and distribution system, review your computer and technology needs, organize your office and record keeping systems, meet with your management team and help them work better together. We can provide your banker with reports and information they may need. We can monitor the health and needs of your organization and be at the forefront of your real estate acquisitions.Management consultants are the marines of the business consulting industry. When large companies want grow, expand or sell to Japan or China they call in the management consultants to pave the way and make ready their channels of communication and distribution. Let us take you to the next level.

Canberra Company..We  are tax experts that have turned to operations to help improve our clients businesses. We are thorough, precise and diligent in our pursuits of our clients happiness. We can analyze your operations and give you feedback that will help you out perform the competition. Most farming operations have said that they learned more in 10 minutes from us than they have learned from their current advisors in the last five years.Your organization needs sharp agricultural tax people, we have them. Your management team needs to be spruced up and your operations need to execute with precision, we can help.We are happy friendly people. Give us a call and we will come meet you in your office and explain to you how we can help your organization.

Steve Pybrum

Syndicated Columnist Agri-Business Tax Tips
Award winning American Author Money and Marriage series of books
Television Personality Appearances on America’s morning TV talk shows
Golf and Tennis Trophy’s
Screenwriter Feature Films
Congressional Medal of Freedom Recipient