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alpaca industry has a mixture of individuals ranging from the alpaca breeder
who is interested in breeding and raising alpacas as a business venture to
those individuals who are interested in raising alpacas strictly to produce
fleece to be processed and sold to be made into end products. The
industry even has many people who just want to own alpacas as pets and
companions on small acreages. No matter which category that you fall
into, it is important for you to understand the risks and opportunities in
raising alpacas. Just like any business, there are risks and there are
alpacas should not be considered pure investments, in addition to added
pleasure and peace of mind that they can bring, there are many business
benefits in raising alpacas, For example, like other valuable assets, breeding
stock held for more than a year qualifies for long-term capital gains treatment
when sold. Unlike many assets, alpacas are 100% insurable.
not inexpensive, ranging from $10,000 to $40,000 for breeding females and
$5,000 to $35,000 for high quality males. High quality proven males with
exceptional offspring have sold in excess of $200,000. In many cases, financing
your alpaca purchase can be done right on the farm as many alpaca breeders
depreciable over a maximum of five years, giving farm and ranch owners
immediate tax savings while their herd is growing. Also, alpaca purchases can
qualify for more rapid depreciation under Section 179 of the I.R.C. As you
raise your alpacas, most related expenses (ie., feed, vet care, supplies, farm
equipment, computers, plus travel, showing and advertising costs, etc.) are
deductible. In many states, those involved in farming can receive a significant
reduction in their real estate taxes. Be sure to consult your tax advisor to
learn how these tax rules can help you.