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Investing through a new world of tax complexity

Real estate investment vehicles face new tax challenges

With business activity becoming ever more global, tax authorities are increasingly focused on multi-national organisations and the opportunities they can give to optimise corporate tax charges and obligations.

Inevitably, national governments are now looking to international bodies – for example the OEDC and the EU – to combat these threats. While the non-listed real estate industry may not be one of their primary targets, some of the changes they are instigating could have a significant impact on how real estate vehicles are structured and managed in the future.