Farmland Preservation

Farmland Preservation Tax Credits

The Wisconsin Working Lands Initiative provides participating landowners with an opportunity to claim farmland preservation tax credits. The tax credits are income tax credits that are applied against tax liability.

Watch this farmland preservation tax credit tutorial for a brief introduction to eligibility, requirements for claiming the credit and which tax schedule to use. 
 

Tax credit amounts are:

Landowners must be residents of Wisconsin and must meet other eligibility criteria to claim the credit, including compliance with state soil and water conservation standards. More information about eligibility and program participation can be found by clicking the link below.

Click here to see if your farm is located in a designated AEA or an eligible zoning district
 

More information 

Contact DATCPWorkingLands@wisconsin.gov with questions.