Links relating to the financial implication of operating an agricultural industries in Tasmania
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: Rural Financial Counselling Service Tasmania (RFCST)
The Rural Financial Counselling Service Tasmania (RFCST) is a free, confidential statewide service which aims to help primary producers, fishing enterprises and small rural businesses experiencing financial hardship and seeking support. The service can provide an independent financial assessment, information and support for those making the difficult decisions.
: ATO fuel schemes
Fuel schemes provide credits and grants to reduce the costs of some fuels or to provide a benefit to encourage the recycling of waste oils.
: Farm Management Deposits (FMD)
The Farm Management Deposits (FMD) scheme is a tax-linked, risk-management tool which assists primary producers to deal with variable income.
: Rural Investment Corporation
The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) provides government-backed loans with interest only periods and low interest rates to farmers and farm-related small businesses.