Department of Treasury June 28, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Transfers of Property to Regulated Investment Companies [RICs] and Real Estate Investment Trusts [REITs]; Correction
Document Number: 2016-15264
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-28
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to final and temporary regulations (TD 9770) that were published in the Federal Register on June 8, 2016 (81 FR 36793). The final and temporary regulations effect the repeal of the General Utilities doctrine by the Tax Reform Act of 1986 and prevent abuse of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. The temporary regulations impose corporate level tax on certain transactions in which property of a C corporation becomes the property of a REIT.