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Tue, 02/23/2021 - 12:53pm - If you hold timber as an investment, you might want to make an election on your tax return to capitalize certain forest management expenses and carrying charges that would otherwise be wasted for federal income tax purposes. This provides a workaround to mitigate some of the adverse tax effects on timber investors arising from the 2017 tax law change.  
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Tue, 02/23/2021 - 12:30pm - What is a forest management plan?
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Thu, 11/19/2020 - 09:46am - Property taxes have been among the top concerns for forest landowners in Georgia for many years. For many of them, property taxes represent the most significant annual costs associated with forestland ownership. Three preferential tax programs have been established to help qualifying landowners reduce their property taxes: the Preferential Agricultural Assessment program, the Conservation Use Valuation program (CUVA), and the Forest Land Protection Act program (FLPA).
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Thu, 11/19/2020 - 09:35am - Each year, wild pigs cause approximately $150 million in damage in Georgia and over $2.5 billion in damage nationwide. They are well established in the state and throughout the Southeast.     Population characteristics Wild pigs have the greatest reproductive potential of any animal their size on the planet. Sows are capable of breeding as young as 4-6 months of age. They can have two litters per year and litters average 4-6 piglets. Sows are very protective of piglets and juvenile survival may be as high as 90%. 
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