Forest Landowner Guide to the Federal Income Tax

Forest Landowner’ Guide to the Federal Income Tax

While this resource is outdated, it is still a good resource and is available online Click here

A 2018 update: Tips for Forest Landowners for the 2018 Tax Year by Dr. Linda Wang, National Timber Tax Specialist, USDA Forest Service is available online Click here

Dr Linda Wang article on taxes was also published in MFA’s Minnesota Woodlands – February/March 2019 issue

State & Local Property Taxes

Minnesota’s private woodland owners can choose between one incentive and two preferential property tax programs:

  • The Sustainable Forestry Incentive Act (SFIA),
  • The 2c Managed Forest Land Classification (Class 2c)
  • The Rural Preserve Program.

Click here for more general information on SFIA.

Click here for information on Managed Forest Land Classification (class2c).

Click here for information on Rural Preserve Program.