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Louisiana Timber Tax Workshop

The USDA Forest Service, in partnership with Louisiana State University, will conduct the timber income tax workshop. This tax workshop will help to educate forest landowners, foresters, accountants, and tax preparers on the many tax issues unique to timber and timberland.

Date: Feb. 9, 2018
Time: 8:30pm - 3:00 pm CST
Location: Lomax Hall Louisiana Tech Univ, South Campus
               Lomax Dr/Peach St, Ruston, LA   71272
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Tax Webinar

Presenter: Dr. Linda Wang, National Timber Tax Specialist, USDA Forest Service
Date: March 2, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm EST
Link to Webinar
Link to Income Tax Deduction for Timber Casualty Loss panflet

Sweeping overhaul of the Tax Code passed by Congress in December 2017 triggered significant amount of questions. There are many confusions as to how the 2018 tax changes will affect forest landowners. Also, special new rules relating to the 2017 Hurricanes provided tax relief on personal property losses including landscape tree losses. 

To help the private forest landowners, foresters, loggers and timber businesses with their 2017 tax return filings and planning for the new tax law changes in 2018, this one-hour free webinar will explain the income tax reporting rules as well as the major new law changes affecting timber transactions.

Credits: One hour of SAF CFE Category I credit.

Who will benefit: landowners, foresters, loggers, timber companies, extension agents, natural resource agency program staff and directors, CPAs, Tax Enrolled Agents, attorneys, and other tax preparers

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