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Senator Daines Encourages IRS Commission to Crack Down on Syndication

Montana Senator Steve Daines, during a Senate hearing, encouraged the IRS Commission to continue legal and procedural efforts to stop the syndicated abuse of conservation easement transactions. Daines made it clear in his comments that traditional conservation as conducted in Montana benefits the public in many ways, but syndicated easement transactions are abusive use of this legitimate conservation tool.

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