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Forest Tax Workshop
February 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Annual workshop to assist forest landowners with 2018 tax preparation
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Tax season is fast approaching and forest landowners may want to refresh their knowledge of timber tax laws. The 2019 Texas Timber Income and Property Tax Workshop will be held on February 11 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Civic Center in Diboll, Texas.
This workshop is designed to train foresters, landowners, tax preparers, attorneys, tax appraisers, logging professionals, land trust managers and financial advisers in East Texas. Hosted by Texas A&M Forest Service, Oregon State University Extension Services and Texas Forestry Association, this year’s workshop will feature guest speakers, Dr. Tamara Cushing, Mr. Garvey Jackson and Mr. Joe Holcomb.
Dr. Cushing is Assistant Professor and Starker Chair of Private and Family Forestry at Oregon State University. She is also Vice President of the Society of American Foresters Board of Directors. Mr. Jackson is a CPA at Axley & Rode, LLP. Mr. Holcomb is an Agriculture and Timberland Appraiser in the Property Tax Assistance Division for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
This daylong workshop will provide a working knowledge of timber tax, including basics about timber taxation and the latest changes to tax laws and rules for 2018 tax return preparations. Topics will focus on federal timber income tax issues for private forest owners with a refresher on local timberland property tax incentives.
Participants will gain a better understanding of commonly misunderstood timber tax issues. Each will receive an informational workbook that includes presentation materials, standard examples, current tax forms and supplemental readings.
A registration fee of $75 per person is required and includes a workbook, lunch and refreshments. The deadline to register is February 7, 2019.
Visit http://bit.ly/2M288O1 to view the brochure and registration form, or contact Brittany Carpenter at (979) 458-6630 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with registration.