News by Topic : Tax issues

  • 5/13/2019

    Key Issues to Know as REITs Adopt New Leasing Standard

    EY’s Serena Wolfe says investors should expect a balance sheet composition change.

  • 5/13/2019

    Nareit Comments on Revised Section 337(d) Proposed “Built-in Gain” Regulations

    Comments recommend narrowing of IRS proposal to impose immediate tax on “built-in gains” upon mergers of non-REIT C corporations that have engaged in tax-free spin-offs into existing REITs.

  • 5/10/2019

    Nareit and other Trade Associations Ask the Heads of the Tax-Writing Committees to Depreciate Energy Efficiency Costs Over 10 Years

    Proposal would encourage energy efficiency upgrades in both non-residential and residential properties.
  • 5/8/2019

    Top Opportunity Zone Issues to Watch

    Unresolved regulatory issues include the inability to have multiple structure tiers, attorney says.

  • 5/8/2019

    Services Among Top Day-to-Day REIT Tax Concerns

    Cousins Properties’ Kristin Myers also advises in-house tax staff to stay ahead of any issues.

  • 5/8/2019

    REITs Must Stay on Top of Post-Tax Reform Governmental Guidance, Tax Expert Says

    EY’s Dianne Umberger says like-kind exchanges remain a useful tool for REITs.

  • 5/2/2019

    Potential Impact of California’s ‘Split Roll’ Ballot Initiative on Property Values

    EY’s Dale Kim says voters could remove a tax increase ceiling for commercial and industrial properties.

  • 4/29/2019

    REITs Urged to Use Caution in Picking Opportunity Zone Locations

    BDO’s Stuart Eisenberg says REITs should treat opportunity zones as part of a normal business plan.

  • 4/29/2019

    Welltower Executive Says Managing Dividend is Key Tax Issue

    Welltower’s Cheryl Surgo also urges tax directors to focus on automation.

  • 4/29/2019

    Nareit Urges Congress to Co-Sponsor Legislation Restoring Depreciation Recovery Period for QIP

    Coalition calls for restoration of 15-year depreciation recovery period for Qualified Improvement Property. Bipartisan, bicameral legislation also would apply a 20-year recovery period if taxpayers elect out of the new interest deduction limitation.