Services Among Top Day-to-Day REIT Tax Concerns

Kristin Myers, senior vice president of tax at Cousins Properties (NYSE: CSX), participated in a video interview at Nareit’s REITwise: 2019 Law, Accounting & Finance Conference in San Antonio.

Myers moderated a REITwise panel about day-to-day tax issues and said that services is the top issue for REIT tax directors. She also advised in-house tax staff to keep their external advisors involved on the front end, and not once there is a problem.

“That’s cheap money. You spend that to help solve problems before they happen,” Myers said.

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