News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 7/30/2018

    Nareit Comments on Draft Individual Income Tax Return

    Nareit submitted comments in response to the IRS revising Form 1040 to reflect the changes of last year’s tax reform bill.

  • 6/22/2018

    Supreme Court Upholds Requirement for Remote Retailers to Collect Use Taxes

    Remote retailers without a “physical presence” whose in-state sales exceed a certain threshold will be required to collect the taxes.

  • 6/18/2018

    Nareit Submits Comments to Treasury/IRS Regarding 2018-19 Priority Guidance Plan

    In a letter submitted to the IRS on June 14, Nareit requested the IRS to issue guidance on a numb

  • 6/11/2018

    Nareit Joins in Support of Shareholder Proposal Legislation

    H.R. 5756 would raise resubmission thresholds for failed shareholder proposals.

  • 6/11/2018

    Nareit, and Other Real Estate Groups, Send Letter to Treasury, IRS, on Section 199A

    Letter focuses on Section 199A deduction for property acquired through a 1031 like-kind exchange.

  • 4/27/2018

    House of Representatives Passes the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018

    The bill contains a provision requiring the Federal Aviation Administration to follow notice and comment procedures in the context of changing its so-called One Engine Inoperative (OEI) standards for navigable airspace.

  • 4/24/2018

    Fannie Debuts mREIT-friendly REMIC Credit Risk-Transfer (CRT) Securities

    The REMIC CRT structure is designed to accommodate the REIT asset tests set forth in applicable IRS and SEC regulations.

  • 4/23/2018

    REIT Insurance Experts Report Sharp Increase in Securities Class Action Litigation

    Arch Insurance’s Michael Chu and Howard Sider say litigation rates at historic high.

  • 3/5/2018

    Nareit Signs Comment Letter in Support of S.2405

    Senate measure would clarify specific requirements for ADC loans.

  • 1/29/2018

    Nareit Opposes REIT-related Bills in Hawaii

    Nareit has opposed similar legislative proposals in past years.