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Lower Your Tax Bill on REITs and MLPs- A look at American Capital Corp.

Posted By douglascarey 755 days ago on Finance - When investing in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) or Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs), investors are sometimes surprised by the hefty tax bill. REITs and MLPs are taxed at ordinary income tax rates if they are in taxable accounts, which takes a big bite out of the total return for many. But there is a way to get around this tax bill if an investor has capital losses he can use. I call this strategy dividends to capital gains conversion.

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