The LLC has enough cash to make one or a series of liquidation payments to J for the full value of his interest. If the LLC distributes 0,000 cash to J, he will recognize a capital loss of 0,000.J has no current or planned capital gains, so his ability to use the 0,000 loss will be Suppose, instead, that BC distributes to J 0,000 cash and one of the small office buildings that has a FMV of 0,000 and a tax basis to BC of 0,000.704(c)(1)(B)); (3) the distribution is within seven years after a contribution of appreciated property (see Sec. He has never contributed property other than cash to the LLC.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.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.
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.
1231 property to J and he sells the building for its 0,000 FMV, he will realize a Sec.
1231 loss of 0,000, which will be ordinary, assuming he has no other Sec.
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.
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.