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Virginia Soil Conservation Tax Credit Statute

This statute enables income tax credits for taxable years 2021 to 2025 for anyone engaged in agricultural production who has an approved soil conservation plan in place. Credits will be in an amount equal to 25% of expenditures made to purchase equipment certified by the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board, including, but not limited to, no-till planters, drills, or other precise fertilizer application or reduces soil compaction up to $17,500.

The legislation expanding this tax credit, SB 1163, was enacted on March 18, 2021 and is effective as of July 1, 2021.

Downloadable Documents
Authority Type
Statutes and Ordinances
Level of Government
Environmental Benefits, Farming Practices, Soil Health
Va. Code Ann. §§ 58.1-334, 58.1-337, 58.1-432, and 58.1-436 (2021).

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