Types of Timberland Ownership

  • Authors: Siegel, William C.
  • Publication Year: 1999
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: National Woodlands, Vol. 22, No. 3, July 1999


The form of ownership in which you hold your woodland is important from a tax standpoint. Further, if your forest property is structured as a business, the type of business organization chosen also has significant tax implications. Additionally, non-tax factors bear on choosing an ownership and/or business format. These include forest management goals, size of the property, family considerations, and income needs. Each personal situation is different.

  • Citation: Siegel, William C. 1999. Types of Timberland Ownership. National Woodlands, Vol. 22, No. 3, July 1999
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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