• Clauses to treat REIT distributions as capital gains or ordinary divide

    From readmylips_nonewtaxes@21:1/5 to All on Wed May 12 10:15:00 2021
    Is there any clause which may allow a non-resident, but US citizen tax filer who received a US REIT return of capital distribution to treat the ROC as a capital gain or ordinary dividend in the current tax year? I have read that US REIT distributions
    are generally treated as ordinary dividends for those resident in Canada on their Canadian tax returns, regardless of their classification as ROC, capital gain, etc. I was wondering if there was anything similar which may allow me to maintain my cost-
    basis of the REIT security and treat the ROC distros as capital gains or ordinary dividends?

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