Taxes

Lowest Property Taxes in U.S.? Alabama

Alabamans pay on average just $477 per person in property and real taxes. That’s one of the many conclusions of this 64-page background paper from the Washington-based Tax Foundation that was released earlier this month. But you already knew that because you

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Posted in Eric OKeefe, Feature, News Desk, Northeast, Regional News, South, Taxes

Amendment 4 Would Cut Property Taxes for Florida Landowners

If you’re a registered voter in Florida and a landowner as well, there is an important amendment on this November’s ballot you need to be aware of. Amendment 4 could significantly reduce your tax liability, provided you set aside your land for conservation

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Posted in Cattle, Farming, Feature, South, Taxes

Sale of the Forbes Trinchera Ranch

Land Report Editor Eric O’Keefe discusses one the biggest sales of 2007, the 171,000-acre Forbes Trinchera Ranch in Colorado to hedge fund manager Louis Bacon.

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Posted in Conservation, Eric OKeefe, Hunting, Minerals, News Desk, Recreation, Regional News, Residential Property, Taxes, Topics, Video, West

The Nature Conservancy Purchases 161,000 acres in New York

BY TREY GARRISON PUBLISHED AUGUST 2007 The Nature Conservancy purchased 161,000 acres of Finch Paper Holdings forestlands in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. The $110 million deal, which works out to approximately $683 per acre, was announced on June 18 and

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Posted in August 2007, Conservation, Feature, Magazine, News Desk, Northeast, Regional News, Taxes, Timber, Topics, Trey Garrison

Preserving Endangered Species for Profit

Who can save the Alabama red-bellied turtle? Maybe your accountant can. He or she will have a chance if Congress passes new legislation that would give tax breaks to landowners who act to preserve species like the Alabama red-bellied turtle,

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Posted in Conservation, Joseph Guinto, Magazine, May 2007, News Desk, Taxes, Topics

Will Conservation Easement Tax Breaks Be Extended?

BY JOSEPH GUINTO PUBLISHED MAY 2007 Act now or forever lose your easement. A tax break for conservation-related land donations-known as conservation easements-is about to expire. That is unless Congress does something about it. The tax break, signed into law

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Posted in Conservation, Joseph Guinto, Magazine, May 2007, News Desk, Taxes

Cut Your Taxes With An Agricultural Exemption

BY TREY GARRISON Anne Barnett has seen it all. The Florida real estate broker is also a licensed commercial appraiser and has developed and sold properties in Key West, Georgia, and throughout North and Central Florida, including Gainesville, where she

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Posted in April 2007, Cattle, Farming, Magazine, South, Taxes, Trey Garrison

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