a corporation (hereafter in this subsection referred to as the “corporate partner”) receives a distribution from a partnership of stock in another corporation (hereafter in this subsection referred to as the “distributed corporation”),then an amount equal to such excess shall be applied to reduce (in accordance with subsection (c)) the basis of property held by the distributed corporation at such time (or, if the corporate partner does not control the distributed corporation at such time, at the time the corporate partner first has such control).
The amount of the reduction under paragraph (1) shall not exceed the amount by which the sum of the aggregate adjusted bases of the property and the amount of money of the distributed corporation exceeds the corporate partner’s adjusted basis in the stock of the distributed corporation.
Nonliquidating corporate distributions are distributions of cash and/or property by a continuing corporation to its shareholders.
At the shareholder level, a nonliquidating corporate distribution can produce a variety of tax consequences, including taxable dividend treatment, capital gain or loss, or a reduction in stock basis.
Since the corporation must compute its gains and losses on an asset-by-asset basis, to recognize a ,000 tax loss that would mostly offset the ,000 taxable gain from distributing the appreciated land.
Structuring the redemption in this fashion would not cause any adverse tax effects for , 21st Edition, by Albert L.
When multiple properties are distributed, the corporation computes gain on an asset-by-asset basis (Rev. Gain attributable to capital assets and certain property used in a trade or business (Sec. Corporations generally report nonliquidating distributions to shareholders on Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions (Sec. has held his stock for three years, and his stock basis is ,000. The corporation cannot afford to redeem the stock entirely for cash because its cash balance of ,000 must be used primarily to service real estate debt.
However, the shareholders agree that does not care which tract of land he receives in redemption of his stock because he plans to sell the land immediately. Unfortunately, a corporation cannot recognize a tax loss on a nonliquidating distribution of depreciated property (i.e., where the property’s FMV is less than the adjusted basis).
If the property held by a distributed corporation is stock in a corporation which the distributed corporation controls, this subsection shall be applied to reduce the basis of the property of such controlled corporation.
94–455 struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
Consider a variety of tax subjects related to effectively using a corporation to conduct a business.
Tothe extent that a distribution by a corporation is not covered by currentor post-1913 earnings and profits, however, it is treated by§ 301(c)(2) as a return of capital to the shareholder, to be appliedagainst and in reduction of the adjusted basis of his stock.
If thedistribution exceeds the adjusted basis of the stock, the excess isordinarily taxed as capital gain, with an exception of minor importancefor distributions out of increase in the value of corporate propertyaccrued before March 1, 1913.