A bill before the U.S. House of Representatives would make permanent the enhanced federal tax deductions related to conservation easements, which includes qualified donations of historically and architecturally significant properties.  The Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2014, H.R. 2807,  will encourage more property owners of certified historic structures to protect their investment through the donation of a preservation easement.

When property owners voluntarily agree to protect their historic properties from demolition or further development, the federal government gives them a deduction on their income taxes to recognize the charitable gift they’re making for Georgians and all Americans.  Entrepreneurs and expanding […]