Key tax issues at year end for real estate investors 2011/2012

International tax regimes are diverse, complex and variant, and are usually full of fixed dates, terms and deadlines. These dates, terms and deadlines need to be observed carefully in order to avoid penalties and to receive certain tax reliefs or exemptions. At year-end these obligations become even more difficult to understand and fulfil, particularly for real estate investors with investments in numerous countries.

This publication gives investors and fund managers an overview of year-end to-dos and important issues in real estate taxation in 35 tax systems worldwide. Furthermore, it highlights what needs to be considered in international tax planning and the structuring of real estate investments.