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Continuing Education at the Warnell School

Timber Income Tax - Following the 2012 Tax Act

Location: Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 1197 South Lumpkin Street | Athens, Georgia 30602 - 3603, University of Georgia campus

Date: 11/13/2013 from 07:30 am to 05:30 pm


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About the Program

This course offers strategies on timber-tax issues that will help landowners reduce their timber income taxes.  Current information is provided on changes made by the 2012 tax act relating to IRS statutes, regulations and case precedents.

Participants will learn how to avoid pitfalls in these tax changes.

Course Format

A combination of lectures, hands-on exercises, and discussions will provide pragmatic guidance on the complex world of taxes.

Who Will Benefit?

Forestland managers, consulting foresters, accountants, attorneys,  landowners, and other professional managers.


Dr. Harry L. Haney, Jr., Adjunct Faculty, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia. He draws on over 50 years of professional forest management to focus on income , estate and financial issues. He 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 several landowners guides and numerous technical publications on forestry investment analysis, timber taxation, and forest management. His tax columns are in Virginia Forests magazine and other magazines that are widely read.

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms has been set aside at the Georgia Center’s UGA Hotel (1-800-884-1381) at 1197 S. Lumpkin St., Athens for the night of October 12, 2013 for attendees of “Timber Income Tax – Following the 2012 Tax Act.” Current rates are $99-129 depending on room type (excluding suites).  When reserving a room please give the event code "82371". 

Parking and Directions

A visitor parking deck is located just north of the Georgia Center. 
See the Directions option above the map at:

Special Needs

If you require special services or dietary considerations, please contact Ingvar Elle at 706-583-0566 or e-mail him at prior to October 6, 2013.


To cancel and receive a refund, please contact Ingvar Elle (706-583-0566) by 5:00 p.m. October 30, 2013.

Continuing Education Credits

  • 8.0 Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) hours — Category 1 (approved)
  • 8.0 Continuing Logger Education Hours in Business Management (approved)
  • 8.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours for Accountants in Georgia

Course Instructor(s)

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If you have any questions please contact James T. Johnson at 706-308-6396 or

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