Good News! Conservation Easement Tax Credit Bill passes

Gov John Hickenlooper, Jeanne Beaudry and government official

Good News! Conservation Easement Tax Credit Bill passes

Senate Bill 206 passes and his signed by the Governor on Thursday June 4! Effective January 1, 2015, the Colorado individual Conservation Easement tax credit formula is 75% of the first $100,000 donated value and 50% of any remaining donation up to a total possible credit of $1.5 million. This is a significant increase from the prior formula of 50% of the donated value of the conservation easement up to a $375,000 credit. Read the final bill here.

Special thank you to Rep. Jon Keyser from House District 25 for co-sponsoring this bipartisan bill.

Are you a landowner or know someone who might be interested in conserving their land?
Contact MALT to discuss this exciting opportunity, malt@savetheland.org or 303-679-0950.

Photo: Governor Hickenlooper, Jeanne Beaudry MALT Executive Director and House Representative 25 Jon Keyser at the bill signing.