Figuring the Tax on Timberland Income

  • Authors: Siegel, William C.
  • Publication Year: 1999
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: National Woodlands, Vol. 22, No. 1, Jan. 1999, pgs. 21-23


Forest landowners whose timber related activities are considered to be a business may be liable for the self-employment tax. This tax applies to sole proprietors, independent contractors, members of a partnership, and owners of limited liability companies. Its purpose is to provide Social Security and Medicare coverage to self-employed taxpayers.

  • Citation: Siegel, William C. 1999. Figuring the Tax on Timberland Income. National Woodlands, Vol. 22, No. 1, Jan. 1999, pgs. 21-23
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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