SEC Requires Floating NAV for Institutional Money Market Funds; IRS Eases Tax Reporting Burden for Fund Investors

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Yesterday, a divided Securities and Exchange Commission adopted rules that will require floating net asset values (NAVs) for institutional money market funds and give most money market funds the discretion to impose liquidity fees and gates. The 3-2 vote, which closes the latest tumultuous chapter of money market fund regulatory reform, will fundamentally change the way that most money market funds operate.

The floating NAV requirement will not apply to retail money market funds, including retail funds and all government money market funds (whether or not they are institutional funds).

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Topics:  Compliance, Income Taxes, Investment Funds, Investors, Liquidity Fees, Money Market Funds, NAV, SEC

Published In: General Business Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Securities Updates, Tax Updates

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