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Woodland Tax Law

The Woodland Tax Law (WTL) was a landowner incentive program which encouraged sustainable forestry on private woodlands by reducing or deferring property taxes. It was enacted in 1954 and allowed for enrollment through January 1986.

Frequent asked questions

How long was land enrolled under the WTL program?

Land was enrolled for a period of 15 years.

When did the last WTL entries expire?

The last WTL entries expired from enrollment on December 31, 2000.

Was any document issued when the WTL entries expired?

No, enrollment in the program simply expired at the end of the order period.

Last revised: Wednesday May 25 2016