News by Topic : Tax issues

  • 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.

  • 12/6/2019

    Nareit Thanks Sponsors for Introducing the Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act

    Nareit joins other national real estate organizations in letter recognizing the MDPA’s lead sponsors.

  • 10/4/2019

    Nareit Convenes REIT Modernization 2.0 Task Force Meeting

    Members of the Federal Tax Subcommittee discussed possible REIT tax legislative changes that Congress might consider in the coming years.

  • 9/6/2019

    Nareit Joins Group Letter to Tax-Writing Committees Requesting 30-Year Depreciation Apply to Certain Multifamily Properties

    National real estate organizations urge legislative clarification for multifamily owners electing out of interest deductibility limits.

  • 7/10/2019

    Governor Ige Vetoes Anti-REIT Bill on July 9

    No special session; Veto will stand.

  • 7/1/2019

    Nareit Submits Comments on Second Set of Proposed Qualified Opportunity Zone Regulations

    Comments again recommend clarifications regarding deferral of certain real estate gains and REIT capital gain dividends.