Tax Law (Questions About Taxes)/REITs


I started to think about corporations that are spinning off assets, forming REITs, and avoid corporate income taxes. Ultimately, individuals pay ordinary income taxes on distributions from those REITs, right?

What happens when a mutual fund owns interests in REITs. I know that the distributions from a mutual fund are taxable, or maybe not if held in certain retirement accounts. But from the treasury's perspective, do they collect taxes from the mutual funds that receive distributions from their ownership interests in REITs?

this depends. upon what is in the reit.

you go from captive reit (bank moves the branches to a reit and pays rent to an essentially tax free entity and then reports divided income back to bank at less than 100% inclusion. same for franchise restauarnts and on and on

what are you really looking to solve. ?

and on the earlier are they required to hold tax, not if you give them a social security number. no witholding on a basic brokeragae account


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