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Timber Tax Workshop


The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering workshops on income tax issues related to owning timberland and the production of forest products.


• Tax aspects of acquiring land

• Allocating basis

• Setting up timber accounts

• Using separately identifiable properties

• Calculating depletion allowance

• Reporting income from harvesting timber

• Reporting the cost of planting and site preparation, fertilization,

timber stand improvement, and other cultural treatments, roads, and surveys

• Disposing or exchanging of property

Location and Dates for the Local Workshops

January 9 A.W. Todd Center, 201 S. Washington Ave., Russellville

January 17 Tuscaloosa County Extension Office, 2513 7th Street, Tuscaloosa

January 18 Montgomery County Extension Office, Eastmont Shopping Plaza, 5340 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery

January 23 Lee County Extension Office, 600 S. 7th Street, Opelika

January 26 Monroe County Extension Office, 334 Agriculture Drive,


January 31 Gulf Coast Research Center, 8300 State Highway 104, Fairhope


• Register online at

• To register by mail, send a check to 301 O.D. Smith
Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849-5608. Make
payable to Auburn University and specify the
location and workshop.
• Call 334-844-5100 to register by phone

Click here for Timber Tax Workshop flyer