Virtual Timber Income and Property Tax Workshop February 9th

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2021

This half-day online workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 9 from 1:00-5:30P and is designed for forest landowners, consulting foresters, accountants, attorneys, and others who work with forest landowners in matters pertaining to timber taxes. It will provide basic information about timber taxation and the latest changes to tax laws and rules for 2020 tax return preparations. Topics will focus on federal timber income tax issues for private forest owners with a refresher on local timberland property taxes. Participants will gain a clear understanding of commonly misunderstood timber tax issues. Hosted by Texas A&M Forest Service, Oregon State University Extension Services and Texas Forestry Association, this year’s workshop will feature guest speakers, Dr. Tamara Cushing, Mr. Joe Holcomb, and accountants with Axley & Rode, LLP.   

Dr. Cushing is Assistant Professor and Starker Chair of Private and Family Forestry at Oregon State University. She is also President of the Society of American Foresters Board of Directors. Mr. Holcomb is an Agriculture and Timberland Appraiser in the Property Tax Assistance Division for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Continuing education credits will be available and there is no fee for attending. To register, please visit or contact Melissa Yeldell (979-458-6632; for more information.