Bipartisan Tax Package Moves Through Congress
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Bipartisan Tax Package Moves Through Congress

Additional Option for Passage of Disaster Reforestation Act Tax Package Clears Initial Hurdle in the House Last week, Congressman Jason Smith (R-MO), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, announced an agreement on a framework for tax reform legislation. Read more on this…

Advocacy in Action: FLA’s Government Affairs Team Encourages Members to Share Their Stories
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Advocacy in Action: FLA’s Government Affairs Team Encourages Members to Share Their Stories

Advocating for policies that protect private forest landowners’ private property rights, economic viability, and forest legacy is the core of our work at the Forest Landowners Association (FLA). While FLA’s Government Affairs team is working to advance your interests with Congress and the Administration, our team needs landowners like you to tell their stories. When…

Senators Cassidy and Warnock Prioritize Forest Landowners Bill
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Senators Cassidy and Warnock Prioritize Forest Landowners Bill

WASHINGTON, DC –The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) commends the introduction of S. 217: The Disaster Reforestation Act, bipartisan legislation designed to allow private forest landowners to recover from the loss of timber destroyed by natural disasters. The bill, sponsored by Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA), would provide the economic certainty that…

House Tax Bill Introduced to Help Forest Landowners Recover
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House Tax Bill Introduced to Help Forest Landowners Recover

WASHINGTON, DC –The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) commends the introduction of H.R. 655: The Disaster Reforestation Act, bipartisan legislation designed to allow private forest landowners to recover from the loss of timber destroyed by natural disasters. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) and Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), would provide economic certainty that is…

The Impact of President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Proposal on Private Forest Landowners
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The Impact of President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Proposal on Private Forest Landowners

President Biden recently released his $5.8 trillion fiscal year 2023 (FY23) budget proposal, which he plans to fund through tax hikes that may impact private forest landowners. The budget proposal relies heavily on an annual 20% tax on taxpayers with income and assets exceeding $100 million. While the tax is being dubbed as a “billionaires…

Applying Maximum Pressure to Safeguard Key Tax Provisions
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Applying Maximum Pressure to Safeguard Key Tax Provisions

Family-owned and operated businesses face several challenges when transitioning to the next generation of ownership, including navigating the tax code. As recent jobs reports indicate, the economy remains on delicate footing, and at a time when many families and private forestry businesses are still struggling with disaster recovery and flat stumpage prices, several proposals put…

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Senators Warnock and Cassidy Emerge as Champions of Nations Forest Landowners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2021 Senators Warnock and Cassidy Emerge as Champions of Nations Forest Landowners WASHINGTON, DC – In the midst of Hurricane season and with wildfires still raging in the pacific northwest, the nation’s forest landowners are holding their breath hoping for a fix in tax code to help them recover after…

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Bipartisan Tax Legislation Introduced to Help Forest Landowners Recover After Natural Disasters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2021 Bipartisan Tax Legislation Introduced to Help Forest Landowners Recover After Natural Disasters WASHINGTON, DC –The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) applauds the introduction of bi-partisan H.R. 4210: The Disaster Reforestation Act, sponsored by Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL-07) and Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), which allows family and private timber growers to recover…

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Biden Administration Tax Proposals

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Timber Farmers Applaud Senate Support for Reforestation Tax Fix

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]WASHINGTON, D.C. – American timber farmers’ concerns about recovering and replanting their forests after natural disasters were presented to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance last week during an open executive session on the “Clean Energy for America…