Income Tax Incentives for Land Conservation

Posted September 27, 2022 Reviewed August 18, 2022
Land Trust Alliance
About This Document

For landowners, donating a conservation easement is a way to protect places they love. It’s also a major financial decision. When landowners donate a conservation easement, they give up part of the value of their property — often their family’s biggest asset. Tax incentives offset some of that loss in property value, making conservation a viable option for more landowners.