Forest Taxation Conference 2005


    Managing and Passing On Your Family Forest

    Fourth Biennial Forest Taxation and Estate Planning Conference 2005
    January 26 & 27, 2005

    Forest Taxation and Estate Planning Conference 2005

    Click on individual speaker links below to see narrated PowerPoint presentations.

    Click here to view the Forest Owners' Guide to the Federal Income Tax

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    Wednesday Agenda, January 26, 2004

    Morning Session

    Larry Bishop
    Introduction to the Federal Income Tax
    Larry Bishop, Forest Management and Taxation Specialist, USDA Forest Service
    John Greene
    Establishment of Accounts & Record Keeping
    John Greene, Research Economist, USDA Forest Service
    Neal Bungard
    Reforestation Tax Incentives
    Neal Bungard, Forest Legacy Specialist, USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry

    Cost-share & Conservation Payments
    Neal Bungard, Forest Legacy Specialist, USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry

    Passive-loss Rules
    Larry Bishop, Forest Management and Taxation Specialist, USDA Forest Service

    Operating Expenses & Carrying Charges
    Larry Bishop, Forest Management and Taxation Specialist, USDA Forest Service

    Timber Sales & Income
    John Greene, Research Economist, USDA Forest Service

    Depreciation & Section 179 Deduction
    Larry Bishop, Forest Management and Taxation Specialist, USDA Forest Service

    Involuntary Conversions
    John Greene, Research Economist, USDA Forest Service

    Christmas Trees
    Larry Bishop, Forest Management and Taxation Specialist, USDA Forest Service

    Lloyd Casey
    Introduction to Estate Planning
    Lloyd Casey, Principal Forester, Casey's Forestry Concepts

    Estate Planning Tools
    John Greene, Research Economist, USDA Forest Service

    Economic Advantages of Estate Planning
    Larry Bishop, Forest Management and Taxation Specialist, USDA Forest Service