• Tax, Audit and Advisory Services for Public Real Estate Companies

    Auditing and assurance services including internal control over financial reporting
    Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) compliance planning and monitoring and evaluating REIT tests
    Tax services including real estate tax credit analysis
    Real estate information technology and consulting such as enterprise risk management
    Tax reporting form assistance and international tax services

    For more information, contact our Real Estate Services group.

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Public Real Estate Company Services

  • EisnerAmper’s Real Estate Services Group provides a wide array of audit, tax and advisory services to public real estate companies. The members of our team have broad hands-on experience in complex real estate transactions involving billions of dollars. We approach each engagement with a big picture perspective, working across our many specialties to provide each client with a comprehensive service solution that works for their specific needs. As a leading service provider for financial service companies as well as family offices, EisnerAmper is also uniquely positioned to create synergies that help our real estate clients grow their businesses.

    Auditing and Assurance Services 

    • Audit and Review of Financial Statements, including Internal Control over Financial Reporting
    • Audit of acquired company financial statements in accordance with Regulation S-X 210.3-14 (real estate acquisition) or Regulation S-X 210.3-05 (business acquisition)
    • Internal Audit – to support the internal control and financial statement requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley Act (404)
    • Technical Accounting Consultation
    • Due Diligence for Real Estate Acquisitions
    • Reporting Requirements, including potential changes to lease accounting rules
    • Employee Benefit Plans, including Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution and Health and Welfare Plans

    Tax Services  

    • Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Compliance Planning
      • Monitoring/Evaluating Quarterly/Annual REIT Tests
      • Dividend Policy Assistance
      • Assistance with TRS – REIT Structure (such as lease payments – IRC 482 matters)
    • State and Local Tax
      • State and Local Credit, Grant and Incentive Procurement
      • Sales Tax Implications of Shared Services Agreements
      • Sales and Use Tax Analysis of Purchases and Additions
      • Income/Franchise Tax Planning
      • Audit Defense
      • Ruling Requests
      • Personal Property Taxes
    • Real Estate Tax Credit Analysis
    • Sale – Leaseback Structuring
    • Tax Reporting Form Assistance (such as Form 1099s reporting requirements)
    • International Tax Implications
      • Reporting Assistance for U.S. Owners of Foreign Assets or Foreign Investment in U.S.
      • Ownership Structuring
      • FIRPTA Planning/Analysis
    • Assistance with Property/Lease Valuations
    • Earnings and Profit Study
    • Tax Controversy Group to assist with IRS or State Examinations

    Information Technology (IT) and Consulting 

    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Fraud Review and Assessments
    • SSAE 16
    • IT Governance
    • Data Security and Privacy
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Lease and Contract Compliance
EisnerAmper is an independent member of PKF North America.
PKF North America is an independent member of PKF International.