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Continuing Education at the Warnell School

Estate Planning for Forest Landowners - 2010 Tax Relief Act Window of Opportunity

Course Location: Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 1197 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA

Date: Sep 22, 2011 08:00 AM to Sep 23, 2011 05:00 PM

This program will enhance your understanding of forest assets before and after retirement. It facilitates choosing an effective organizational structure for management and intergenerational transfers of unique forestry assets. Strategies for minimizing taxes on lifetime and death transfers within the family are covered.


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The speaker focuses on accomplishing family goals to meet specific member needs. The course provides a working knowledge of federal estate and gift tax laws and regulations which enhance communications with estate planning advisors. Strategies for addressing the uncertainty of current and proposed tax law changes to protect forestry assets are discussed. Examples are used to illustrate various planning alternatives for forest properties with ample time for questions.

Who Should Attend?
Forest landowners, forestry consultants, landowner assistance and extension foresters, real estate agents and appraisers, accountants, attorneys, and estate planners, as well as others who work with forest owners in matters pertaining to tax and estate planning.

The course will held at Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 1197 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA.

Special Needs
If you require special services or dietary considerations, contact Ingvar Elle at 706-583-0566 or e-mail him at prior to October 20, 2010.

Directions and Parking
For directions to the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and for parking information, please see:

Dr. Harry L. Haney, Jr., Adjunct Faculty, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia. Dr. Haney specializes as a consultant on forest management focusing on income tax, estate planning and financial analysis. He is Garland Gray Emeritus Professor, Department of Forestry, College of Natural Resources at Virginia Tech, where he served on the faculty for over 28 years. He teaches numerous short courses on timber taxation, estate planning, forest finance, and management of private timberland. He has written numerous technical publications on forestry investment analysis, timber taxation, and forest management. His tax columns in forestry magazines are widely read. Dr. Haney manages the family tree farm with his wife and daughter.


Continuing Education Credits

  • 15.0 Continuing Forestry Education credits (approved)
  • 15 Continuing Logger Education credits — Business Management (approved)
  • 14 Georgia Real Estate Appraiser Board/Real Estate Commission credits (approved)
  • 16 Continuing Professional Education credits for accountants in Georgia
  • 15 Continuing Legal Education credits (approved)
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    If you have any questions please contact James T. Johnson at 706-308-6396 or

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