IRS Issues Guidance on Loan Modifications

1. There is ambiguity and lack of guidance regarding the information reporting requirements for interest paid in cases where accrued, but unpaid mortgage interest is included in a modified mortgage loan. We believe that the IRS and Treasury are uniquely situated to address the issues in a way that is consistent with the law and the best interests of tax administration, including both the best interests of taxpayers and the IRS through proper tax compliance. To

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exchange if the change constitutes a "modification," and the modification is "significant."7 As a threshold matter, it is important to note that although the modifications made to debt in a workout context where debt is in default often address unique issues, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") has generally

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Earlier this week, the IRS issued several highly anticipated guidelines that will allow certain borrowers who are current on their commercial mortgage loan obligations to negotiate and modify their loans without triggering an adverse tax consequence to the holder of the loan. The guidance allows loan servicers to modify these loans regardless of when they mature and whether they are performing if the servicer believes there is a significant risk of future default under the loans.

On September 15, 2009, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued final regulations ("Final Regulations") clarifying the federal income tax consequences of modifications to the terms of securitized commercial mortgage loans held in a "real estate mortgage investment conduit" ("REMIC").

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