Timber tax short courses scheduled


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Posted: 1/30/2012


The Mississippi State University Extension Service will offer timber tax workshops Feb. 28 in Raymond, March 1 in Coffeeville and March 29 in Oxford.

Landowners, certified accountants, consulting foresters and loggers are invited to participate in the Income Taxes and Family Forest short course. Topics include changes to capital gains tax law, basics of basis, record keeping, timber sales income, recovery of reforestation costs, casualty losses, strategic tax planning, tax forms and information sources.

Registration is $35 for individuals and $50 for couples. It includes handouts, notebooks with reference materials, lunch and refreshments. All classes begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. Professional loggers and foresters may earn continuing education credits.

Registration deadlines are Feb. 20 for Raymond and Coffeeville, and March 26 for Oxford. For more information, contact the Hinds County Extension office at (601) 372-1424, the Yalobusha County Extension office at (662) 675-2730, or the Lafayette County Extension office at (662) 234-4451.