What We Do
FTI Consulting’s Real Estate Solutions Group is dedicated to the real estate and finance industries. The Tax Advisory team offers tax structuring, compliance and tax due diligence services to public and private equity and mortgage REITs, private equity real estate funds, private real estate operators and investors and real estate development companies.
Tax Consulting: Provided consulting services on the merger of publicly registered non-traded REITS and the internalization of the Manager including the development of models to determine optimal tax structures and the impact of such structures on various tax attributes.
Federal, state and local tax compliance: Provided income tax return preparation to a public REIT with UPREIT structure and 1,000+ partners; review all federal, state and local tax returns, prepared tax projections, REIT tests including annual checklists and property manager questionnaires.
Fund structuring and tax compliance: Provided joint venture tax compliance service to privately held real estate investment firm with investors that include public and corporate pension funds, financial institutions, insurance companies, foundations and endowments. Services included review of all tax structures and preparation of federal, state and local income and franchise tax returns, state apportionment/allocations, compliance with withholding tax obligations for foreign investors.
REIT tax consulting and due diligence: Advised a public REIT acquiring a property in a C corporation on strategies to minimize tax exposure upon acquisition. Tax due diligence procedures included uncovering outstanding tax liabilities by reviewing all open tax returns and outstanding notices; performing an earnings and profits study. REIT due diligence procedures included reviewing all current leases; sample income and asset testing; reviewing financial information for services performed; and administering REIT property manager questionnaire.
What You Will Do
A Tax Advisory intern or consultant plays an important role throughout each of our engagements, collaborating with and supporting other engagement team members. Tasks can include analyzing tax data, preparing Corporate, REIT and Partnership tax returns using tax preparation software, and creating supporting workpapers.
What We Offer You
You will have the opportunity to experience and work on a wide range of projects early in your career and attain general understanding of tax technical issues and clients’ financial statements.
The Tax Advisory practice is part of the Real Estate Solutions Group of the Corporate Finance practice and is located in New York City and Roseland, NJ.
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