Two-part series: Recognizing revenue under Topic 606With the effective date of FASB Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, real estate industry-specific guidance previously applied is now superseded. Within the affordable housing industry, application of the new standard particularly impacts syndicators and developer entities. A new publication from the CohnReznick Assurance practice presents information to help syndicators navigate the five-step process for recognizing revenue, and to address considerations unique to them. The second publication in this two-part series will be a guide for affordable housing developers. That is expected to be released in our February newsletter.
Treasury releases final opportunity zone regulationsIn case you missed it while you were getting ready for the holidays, the Treasury has released final regulations for opportunity zones, marking the end of the beginning of this critical process, which establishes a foundation for the OZ marketplace. We will continue to review this material in the days, weeks, and months ahead, and we already are digging into the technical nuance and practical outcomes. Click to read what we consider the highlights from the new regulations.
Spending act repeals UBTI increase for certain transportation fringe benefitsIf you’re among the tax-exempt employers who have had to increase their UBTI by amounts paid or incurred in providing qualified transportation fringe benefits for employees, including parking and public transportation benefits, you might be in luck. A recent federal spending act has repealed IRC Section 512(a)(7), created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), and we’re encouraging not-for-profit leaders to explore filing amended returns to potentially recoup tax they paid on UBTI under it.
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