Bill and Lori also have an accounting practice, (Oraschin & Associates)  They specialize in agricultural taxation, and prepare over 300 tax returns each year. 

Lori has been a speaker at many agricultural events including the 2009 World Alpaca Conference.

Lori also does many consultations with new perspective alpaca breeders to show them the tax advantages of Alpaca Breeding & farming
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Harley Hill Events!

Fireside Tax Chat and Alpacas 101

February 29th from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm

Ever wondered if there were some ways to help save you money or even increase your

refunds when filing you tax returns because you have a farm?  This seminar is for both new farmers as well as folks looking for information before beginning a farm.

Lori Oraschin of Oraschin & Associates has been a leading agricultural tax expert for

over 16 years, helping full time and part time farmers save many thousands of dollars

Join us on February 29th, from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm

We will begin in the house with the Financial and farm tax rules, Then Break for lunch,

Go out to the barn to trim toe nails and administer medications, hay, grain and mineral training, then back to the house for questions and warm/up wrap up.

Topics will include:

Basic daily, weekly, monthly and yearly care

Fiber evaluation and reading histograms and EPDs

What to do with the fleece


Business plan and record keeping

General purpose vs single purpose barns

Bonus depreciation and IRS section 179 to directly expense major purchases

Paying your children and deducting their wages

Sales tax issues

Listed assets—pickup trucks/computers/ cell phones/ ATVs

Mileage vs actual expenses for trucks

Farm income averaging

Be sure to bring your list of questions

The NEW Tax laws and how they might affect you

This seminar is limited to 12, so be sure to reserve your spot

Cost $25 per person

Light lunch will be provided

Alpaca Weekend - Call for available weekends
Available after April 2020

Come spend the weekend from lunch on Saturday through lunch on Sunday to experience life on an alpaca farm, and learn about farm maintenance, alpaca care and nutrition etc...and if getting into the alpaca business could be for you.

This is not a bed and breakfast - This is a work weekend for anyone seriously considering getting into the alpaca business

We have a lovely bedroom, sitting room and private full bath for your comfort in our beautiful circa1880 farmhouse.

Cost $200.00 per guests of 1 or 2  from Lunch on Saturday through Lunch on Sunday
Dinner not included, but there are some lovely close by restaurants.

These overnight weekends are  available From mid April until Mid November

Call 215-536-2841 or e-mail us back at

Call us at 215-536-2841 or e-mail us to reserve your spot!

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