If any property besides cash, marketable securities, receivables, and inventory is distributed in the liquidating transaction, all loss recognition is deferred until the distributed property is actually sold or If no gain or loss is recognized on a liquidating distribution, the member's aggregate basis in the property received equals the member's basis in his or her LLC interest just before the distribution, reduced by the cash and marketable securities distributed (Sec. Special rules apply where multiple properties are distributed in a liquidating distribution or where the total carryover basis of distributed properties exceeds the member's basis in the LLC.
Basis is assigned to the distributed properties as Step 4: Any basis increase (i.e., the distributee member's basis over and above the LLC's basis in the distributed assets) is then allocated to appreciated assets (other than unrealized receivables and inventory) in proportion to each asset's respective amount of any unrealized appreciation. 704(c)(1)(C) property is retained by the LLC, and no property of like character is distributed, then that property's Sec.
Converting capital loss on a liquidating distribution to ordinary loss: J, A, and B are equal members in BC LLC, which owns several small commercial buildings in White Fish, Mont.
737); or (4) the distribution is part of a disguised sale (see Sec. A loss may be recognized upon a distribution in liquidation of a member's interest if no property other than cash, unrealized receivables, and inventory is received. Nontaxable liquidating distribution of cash and property: Z LLC is liquidating. To liquidate his interest, Z distributes to R ,000 cash plus real property with a ,000 FMV.However, basis should not be allocated in excess of(f)(2)). 704(c)(1)(C) basis adjustment is not reallocated to the distributed property, and the remainder is treated as a positive Sec. If the distribution also gives rise to a negative Sec. 754 election in effect at the time of the liquidating distribution, it is treated as having made a Sec.The proposed regulations provide that if a member with a Sec. 704(c)(1)(C) member) receives a distribution of property (whether or not the property is Sec. 704(c)(1)(C) property retained by the LLC to distributed properties of like character under the principles of Regs. 734(b) adjustment, then the negative adjustment and the Sec. 754 election solely for purposes of computing any negative Sec.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.
Upon complete liquidation of a limited liability company (LLC) classified as a partnership, a distributee member generally does not recognize gain unless the cash and the fair market value (FMV) of marketable securities distributed exceed the outside basis in his or her LLC interest (Secs. (Note that this column addresses the complete liquidation of an LLC as opposed to liquidation payments made to a retiring member or a deceased member's successor in interest.) Likewise, no gain or loss is recognized by the LLC on a liquidating distribution (Sec. These general rules regarding gain or loss on liquidation are a major reason for formation as an LLC rather than as a corporation.