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US Tax Treatment of International Forestland Investment

Friday, September 05, 2008
Are on-going gains from dispositions of standing timber to be considered a gain from a disposition of a US Real Property Interest in the first place?.

A SQUARE :: 05Sep08 US Tax Treatment of International Forestland Investment
Category Timberland
Author Sona Blessing
Many have thought the answer is “yes.” But the purchaser in a retained economic interest cutting contract never actually owns the standing timber; risk of loss and benefit from growth remains with the seller until the timber is cut.
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