News by Topic : Tax issues

  • 7/27/2020

    Nareit Submits Follow-up Comments to OECD Regarding Global Minimum Tax Proposal

    Submission provides additional information and again requests exception for REITs from global minimum tax.

  • 7/20/2020

    Nareit Submits Comments to Treasury/IRS Regarding 2020-21 Priority Guidance Plan

    Letter regarding 2020-21 Priority Guidance Plan requests feedback on several issues.

  • 6/29/2020

    Treasury Issues Final 199A Regulations Confirming 20% Deduction for Qualified REIT Dividends Applies to Mutual Fund Shareholders

    Regulations are consistent with congressional intent and recommendations by Nareit and the mutual fund industry.

  • 5/4/2020

    Treasury Department and the IRS Allow Public REITs to Use up to 90% Stock to Satisfy Their Distribution Requirements Through 2020

    New revenue procedure favorably responds to Nareit’s request.

  • 4/20/2020

    Nareit Joins with Other Groups Asking the Treasury Department to Clarify Temporary Like-Kind Exchange Relief

    The letter seeks clarification that the deadline extension relief be automatic but not mandatory.

  • 3/12/2020

    Nareit and Other Real Estate Executives Ask Treasury to Withdraw a 2007 FIRPTA Notice

    The notice is creating unnecessary friction and in some cases is preventing foreign capital from being invested in U.S. real estate.

  • 3/4/2020

    Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Comments on Treasury FIRPTA Notice Before House Ways & Means Committee

    Mnuchin said he is reviewing a congressional request to withdraw an IRS notice related to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act.

  • 1/6/2020

    Nareit Helps its Member REITs in Communicating 1099-DIV Data to Investors

    Member REITs can submit their IRS Form 1099-DIV data to Nareit for posting on the Nareit website.

  • 1/6/2020

    Nareit Updates Tax Treaty Chart

    The updated chart includes withholding rates for individuals, non-individual entities, pension trusts, and tax-exempt charities.

  • 12/16/2019

    IRS Issues Guidance Delaying Certain Partnership Reporting Requirements for One Year

    Guidance responds to request filed by Big 4 accounting firms, Nareit, and other real estate organizations.