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Friday, September 25, 2015 - 11:11am
The following resolutions were approved on September 15, 2015 at the Annual Meeting in Olympic Valley, California. Resolution 2015-01—Tax Reform. This resolution adopts the policy statement, “Tax Policy and its Relationship to Managing and Protecting the Nation’s Forest Resource.”             Policy Statement 2015-01—Tax Reform. This policy statement was adopted by resolution 2015-01. Resolution 2015-02—Endangered Species Act. This resolution adopts the policy statement, “Improving the...
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Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 11:00pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: Southern Group of State Foresters ISSUE OF CONCERN:Full Deduction of Casualty Losses to Timber During Natural Disasters BACKGROUND:Current law does not provide for adequate tax loss deductions for timber damaged due to natural disasters. Losses incurred by private landowners from natural disasters often discourage continued investment or reinvestment in forest management and will likely encourage conversion of forest land to other uses that provide high rates of return...
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Thursday, September 23, 1999 - 12:00am
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: Southern Group of State Foresters ISSUE OF CONCERN: Adopting "Taxation and Forest Sustainability: Recommendations for Positive Change" as a Policy Statement for the Association BACKGROUND: Taxation of forest land and forestry related income is a major concern of non-industrial private forest landowners. Tax policies at both the Federal and State level can have a major impact on forest management. Current provisions of the Federal tax code can encourage unsustainable...
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Friday, September 19, 1997 - 12:00am
Tax Incentives for Forest Resource Management Practices(retired by Resolution No. 2004-6) SITUATION: NIPF landowners have expressed their desire for tax incentives as a top priority to encourage voluntary financial investing in forest stewardship management during the National Conference on Forest Stewardship in Nebraska City, NE (April 1994. Likewise, the National Forest Owners Association (NFOA), has lobbied for such tax incentives. The long-term nature of forestry results in sustained...