SJC Weighs Case On Taxing Conservation Land
A dispute over forests in the Berkshires could have broad implications for conservationists across the state.
A small town in Western Massachusetts wants to reap tax revenues fro a large swath of conservation land, but the non-profit that owns the land says they shouldn’t have to pay taxes on their charitable work.
The state Supreme Judicial Court is expected to rule this month on the case.
Bruce Gellerman, WBUR reporter.
WBUR “What started as a dispute over a $173 tax bill in Hawley could have implications far beyond the borders of this small New England town.”
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