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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Farmland Preservation and Land Conservation Act of 2008

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an unlimited exclusion from transfer taxes for certain farmland and land of conservation value, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/31/2008Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
07/31/2008Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Ways and Means07/31/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/31/2008)

Farmland Preservation and Land Conservation Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an estate and gift tax exclusion for real property located in the United States which at the time of a decedent's death was being used as a farm for farming purposes or exclusively for conservation purposes. Imposes: (1) an additional estate or gift tax with respect to such property if an heir or donee disposes of or uses such property for other than farming or conservation purposes; and (2) a federal tax lien on such property until liability for estate or gift tax with respect to such property has been satisfied or has become unenforceable.