News by Topic : Tax 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.

  • 4/26/2019

    REITs View Opportunity Zones as Source of Long-Term Capital for Development, Lawyer Says

    Skadden’s David Levy says REITs may confine themselves to smaller projects initially.


  • 4/24/2019

    New Partnership Audit Rules Explained

    Loeb & Loeb’s Terence Cuff says REITs should evaluate their partnership agreements.

  • 4/15/2019

    Most Pressing State-Level Real Estate Tax Concerns

    Regency Centers’ Kathy Miller says the outcome of tax issues in Hawaii and California may have a broad impact on all states.

  • 4/15/2019

    Tax Expert Discusses Financial Reporting Issues for REITs Post Tax Reform

    PwC’s Adam Feuerstein says REITs should focus on understanding interest deductibility limits.

  • 4/15/2019

    Governance Expert Highlights Importance of Diversity of Perspectives

    Venable’s Jim Hanks says women and minorities bring unique perspective.