Forest Taxation: Forest Finance and Timber Tax Education
Continuing Education Credits
乐动体育注册Upon successfully completing this course and passing a final quiz, you can earn either:
- 8 Category 1 Continuing Forestry Education Credits (CFEs) from the Society for American Foresters. Provide your state license / registration number when you register.
- 8 IRS Continuing Education Credits (CEs) from the Internal Revenue Service. Provide your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) when you register.
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乐动体育注册Small business owners, attorneys, accountants, financial planners and advisers, and landowners encounter many questions concerning the taxation and planning for forestry operations. The tax code is notoriously complicated and even seasoned professionals may not be familiar with how it applies to forests and woodlots. But understanding these rules can help forest landowners save money. Choices you make about how to set up your accounts or structure a timber sale can have enormous financial implications.
Using over 50 educational videos, short readings, and USDA examples, this course will give you a framework within which to understand these concepts, and to work knowledgeably with other members of your tax team or advise forest landowner clients. Detailed explanations about how to work through examples are provided. The course also provides links to the necessary Internal Revenue tax forms and shows you how to fill them out. As you work through the sections of the course, you can answer short knowledge check questions to make sure you are on track. The course sorts through the vast array of online information to provide you with a comprehensive and concise annotated source of reputable resources, and it provides practical advice for forest landowners when managing records and estate planning.
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