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Every year, the IRS publishes the Priority Guidance Plan, a lengthy list outlining upcoming guidance and regulations.
Among its many roles, the Land Trust Alliance works with land trusts to address threats to our community. It is my belief we are facing a serious and urgent threat we all need to work to thwart: promoters using hyper-inflated conservation donations as a tool for selling tax deductions to wealthy investors.
An easement from 1980 was put to the test in a recent conservation defense case in Connecticut.
When an uproar arose over the development of a forest with public hiking trails in Pennsylvania, the cry was, “Wasn’t that land protected?” The answer was “nope.”