Lawmakers scrambling to lock up Republican support for the tax reform bill added a complicated provision late in the process—one that would provide a multimillion-dollar windfall to real estate investors such as President Donald Trump.
Senator Bob Corker wrote to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch asking for an “explanation” of how a provision on pass-through businesses that would benefit real estate investors came to be included in the final version of the Republican tax bill.
U.S. commercial real estate is a likely winner in the evolving Republican tax overhaul, which is poised to lower rates for property owners, spur new investment and increase demand for rental housing, according to a new report.
Like what you see? Make sure you're getting it all
Tax Pro Today is the leading information resource for tax preparers and tax professionals – serving the community of practitioners who provide tax preparation, planning and consulting services to individuals and small businesses.