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What Is A Real Estate Investment Trust?
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The main advantage of a REIT is that investors can avoid double taxation when certain requirements are met.  The trust does not have to pay corporate income tax as long as 95 percent of its income is distributed to its shareholders, 75 percent of the trustís income derives from real estate and certain other qualifications are met. 

 
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