Liquidating debt

704(c)(1)(C) property) in liquidation of its interest in the LLC, the LLC's adjusted basis in the distributed property immediately before the distribution includes the Sec. 704(c)(1)(C) basis adjustment for the property in which the member relinquished an interest, if any, by reason of the liquidation. 704(c)(1)(C) basis adjustment reallocation are netted, and the net amount is allocated under Regs. 734(b) adjustment that would arise from the Depreciation Methods Available After Liquidating Distribution A member who receives a liquidating distribution of depreciable property acquires a depreciable basis in the property.

To the extent the transferee member's basis does not exceed the LLC's predistribution basis, the member assumes the LLC's role and continues to depreciate the property using the remaining life and method used by the LLC (Sec. If the member's basis exceeds the LLC's predistribution basis, the excess is treated as newly acquired property that is placed in service by the distributee at the time of distribution.

The loss recognized is the excess of the member's adjusted basis in the LLC over the sum of the cash distributed and the member's basis in the unrealized receivables and inventory received (Sec. Z's adjusted basis in the real property is ,000.

The LLC has no unrealized receivables or appreciated inventory, so Sec. The LLC acquired the real property by R recognizes no gain or loss on the liquidation.

J will recognize no gain or loss on the distribution and will have a basis in the distributed office building of 0,000, the basis of his LLC interest after reduction for the 0,000 of cash received.

(Note that the distribution of property with related depreciation recapture may result in the recognition of gain if the distribution is a disproportionate distribution of hot assets.) If the building continues to be Sec.

704(d) are not carried over by the member after the LLC's liquidation.

Under state law, there may be questions regarding who remains liable for LLC liabilities distributed to members, required notifications to creditors of the LLC's intent to liquidate, required changes in legal title to distributed assets, required notification to the state of the LLC's intent to liquidate, compliance with applicable bulk sales acts (if the LLC's assets are to be sold prior to liquidation), etc.This excess basis is subject to the depreciation rules, lives, and methods in effect at the time of the distribution (Sec. Holding Period for Distributed Assets A member's holding period for property received in a nontaxable distribution includes the holding period of the LLC (Secs. This rule applies whether the member receives the property in a current distribution or a liquidating Suspended Losses If an LLC distributes assets to a member in a liquidating distribution and those assets have been used in a passive activity, the member continues to carry over any suspended passive activity losses (PALs) with respect to that activity.The suspended PAL is allowed without limitation if the member disposes of substantially all of the passive activity (or his or her interest in the activity) in a taxable disposition to an unrelated third party (Sec. Accordingly, if a member receives only cash in complete liquidation of his or her LLC interest, it appears any suspended PALs generated by the LLC's activities should be fully deductible in the year of the liquidating basis from the same activity (Sec. Any losses suspended because of lack of basis under Sec.Under the terms of the agreement, a substantial portion of the purchase price of the house was provided by a loan from a related party that was immediately repaid by the retiring The IRS attacked the purported distribution based on the fact that (1) the distribution was not a distribution of partnership property since the house was acquired and held for the account of the retiring partner, (2) the distribution should be recast in accordance with the doctrine the acquisition of the house by the partnership and its distribution to the retiring partner should be disregarded, and (4) the acquisition of the house by the partnership and its distribution to the retiring partner lacked economic substance and were unnecessary steps taken solely to achieve tax A member can recognize a loss on the liquidation of his or her LLC interest if the distribution consists solely of money, unrealized receivables, and inventory and the LLC's basis in those assets is less than the member's basis in the liquidated LLC interest.In such situations, the loss recognized by the member is generally a capital loss. 1231 property, a liquidating distribution of all or a portion of that property may convert the retiring member's capital loss to an ordinary Example 3.

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