Corporate nonliquidating distributions problems

ACRS- alternative (Alternative depreciation system) 1.

5 dividends (Section 243 - when a corporation receives dividends from another corporation) a.

NONLIQUIDATING DISTRIBUTIONS IN GENERAL SELF-STUDY QUESTION How does a shareholder classify a distribution for tax purposes?

ANSWER Distributions are treated as follows: (1) dividends to the extent of corporate E&P, (2) return of capital to the extent of the shareholder s stock basis, and (3) gain from the sale of stock.

What effect does the distribution have on the distributing corporation s earnings and profits (E&P) account?

A brief summary of the rules for determining the taxability of a distribution follows, along with a simple example.

This is a sample of our (approximately) 5 page long Nonliquidating Distributions notes, which we sell as part of the Corporate Tax (Duke Zelenak) Outlines collection, a A package written at Duke University School Of Law in 2014 that contains (approximately) 57 pages of notes across 12 different documents.

Qualified dividends received by a noncorporate shareholder in 2003 through 2010 are subject to a maximum 15% tax rate.When a corporation makes a nonliquidating distribution to a shareholder, the shareholder must answer the following three questions: What is the amount of the distribution?To what extent is this amount considered a dividend?This chapter addresses distributions made when a corporation is not in the process of liquidating.It discusses the tax consequences of the following types of distributions: Distributions of cash or other property where the shareholder does not surrender any stock Distributions of stock or rights to acquire stock of the distributing corporation Distributions of property in exchange for the corporation s own stock (i.e., stock redemptions) Chapter C:6 discusses liquidating distributions, and Chapter C:7 discusses distributions associated with corporate reorganizations.

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