Real Estate Fund Services

EisnerAmper’s Real Estate Services Group provides a wide array of audit, tax and advisory services to real estate funds. Our team of professionals has a depth of expertise working with diverse real estate funds. 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 fund clients grow their businesses.

Audit, Assurance and Consulting Services

  • Audited financial statements, including audits of lower tier investee companies
  • Review and evaluate the internal controls of the Funds
  • Technical accounting consultation
  • Due diligence for real estate acquisitions
  • Property valuation
  • Reporting requirements

Tax and Consulting Services

  • Preparation of federal, state, and local income tax returns
  • Section 704c analysis/computation
  • Review and analysis of partnership/operating agreements
  • Implementing tax efficient structures to hold real estate, including partnerships, LLCs, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and other entities
  • Financial analysis of business and tax structuring alternatives
  • Tax and business structuring for raising equity, including real estate syndication and real estate opportunity funds
  • Maximizing capital gains on disposition of assets
  • Like-kind exchanges and reverse like-kind exchanges
  • Assistance with property and lease valuations
  • Real estate tax credit analysis
  • Sale–Leaseback Structuring
  • Form 1099 reporting requirements
  • IRS and state examination assistance
  • Representation of clients upon audit by federal, state or local authorities
  • Minimizing Unrelated Business Taxable Income allocated to tax exempt investors

International Tax 

  • Reporting assistance for U.S. owners of foreign properties as well as foreign investment in U.S. properties
  • Ownership Structuring
  • FIRPTA planning/analysis

State and Local Tax

  • State and local credit, grant and incentive procurement
  • Sales tax implications of shared services agreement
  • Sales and use tax analysis of purchases and additions
  • Income/franchise tax planning
  • Ruling requests
  • Personal property taxes

Information Technology and Consulting Services

  • Internal control over financial reporting (SOX 404)
  • Internal audit
  • Fraud review and assessments
  • Enterprise risk management
  • SSAE 16
  • IT governance
  • Data security and privacy
  • Disaster recovery
  • Lease and contract compliance