News by Topic : Tax issues

  • 2/10/2017

    NAREIT Submits Testimony Opposing Hawaii Legislation on Dividends Paid Deduction

    NAREIT’s Wechsler says proposal would potentially result in reduction of millions of dollars of new REIT investment and loss of revenue and jobs in Hawaii.

  • 1/27/2017

    NAREIT Opposes Hawaii Legislation on REIT Dividends Paid Deduction

    Proposal would temporarily eliminate the deduction for 15 years in all but limited cases.

  • 1/23/2017

    Regulations Confirming Built-in Gain Recognition Period of 5 Years for REITs May Be Caught in New Administration’s Freeze

    The recognition period for REITs now conforms with the period for S corporations, but regulations may be caught in White House’s freeze.

  • 12/9/2016

    Technical Corrections Legislation Introduced in House and Senate

    Legislation includes certain NAREIT-supported changes.

  • 11/28/2016

    NAREIT Comments to IRS on Forms 1120-REIT and 8612

    Comments cover income tax return form for REITs and form related to return of excise tax on undistributed income of REITs.

  • 9/19/2016

    Coalition Calls on Trump to Maintain Treatment of Like-Kind Exchanges

    NAREIT among organizations that wrote to Republican nominee to outline benefits of like-kind exchanges.

  • 9/9/2016

    NAREIT Part of Coalition Encouraging Clinton to Maintain Treatment of Like-Kind Exchanges

    Letter to Democratic nominee explains benefits of like-kind exchanges.

  • 9/6/2016

    Treasury Issues Final Regulations Clarifying Definition of REIT Real Property

    Regulations reflect comments submitted by NAREIT.

  • 8/17/2016

    NAREIT Recommends Modifications to MODA Regarding Mark-to-Market Treatment of Derivatives and Other Hedges

    NAREIT and other groups sent comments in letters to ranking member Wyden.

  • 8/4/2016

    NAREIT Joins Group Calling for Retaining Like-Kind Exchange Rules

    Like-Kind Exchange Coalition weighs in with Ways and Means Committee on tax reform.