McLaughlin featured in Forbes magazine story on conservation easements

Nancy_McLaughlin_ysmk28Professor Nancy McLaughlin was featured in the January 14, 2016 issue of Forbes magazine in a story titled, “Conservation Easement Tax Deductions And Valuation Abuse.”

“Professor McLaughlin has done a great service by summing up litigation concerning valuation easements in her article Conservation Easements and the Valuation Conundrum. She notes that over the last decade, there have been over 75 court decisions concerning charitable contributions for easements. She divides them into two categories facade easements, which are all the rage in the big cities for purposes of historic preservation and their country cousins conservation easements which are for the scenery and the critters.”

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