TABLE OF CONTENTS

Survey of Local Growth Issues


Federal Tax Policies

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How much has this federal tax policy helped your community plan for and manage growth over the last 5 years?

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Link to table Link to table Landowners receive tax benefits if they donate land or development rights for conservation purposes, which affects the preservation of open spaces
Link to table Link to table Developers can get federal tax credits for low-income and affordable housing projects, which affects the amount of affordable housing
Link to table Link to table Businesses can get federal tax benefits for locating in selected central cities and other designated areas, which affects infill development
Link to table Link to table Developers can get federal tax credits for developing brownfields, which affects infill development
Link to table Link to table Developers can get federal tax credits for rehabilitating historic buildings for income-producing purposes, which affects infill development
Link to table Link to table In 1997, the Congress lowered federal estate taxes. Since 1997, how have federal estate taxes encouraged or discouraged families in your community that want to keep farms they inherited?