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Hr block free efile 4. Hr block free efile   Unrelated Business Taxable Income Table of Contents IncomeExclusions Dues of Agricultural Organizations and Business Leagues DeductionsDirectly Connected Exploitation of Exempt Activity—Advertising Sales Modifications Partnership Income or Loss S Corporation Income or Loss Special Rules for Foreign Organizations Special Rules for Social Clubs, VEBAs, SUBs, and GLSOsIncome that is set aside. Hr block free efile Special Rules for Veterans' Organizations Income From Controlled OrganizationsAddition to tax for valuation misstatements. Hr block free efile Net unrelated income. Hr block free efile Net unrelated loss. Hr block free efile Control. Hr block free efile Income from property financed with qualified 501(c)(3) bonds. Hr block free efile Disposition of property received from taxable subsidiary and used in unrelated business. Hr block free efile Income From Debt-Financed Property Debt-Financed PropertyAcquisition Indebtedness Computation of Debt-Financed Income Deductions for Debt-Financed Property Allocation Rules How to Get Tax Help The term “unrelated business taxable income” generally means the gross income derived from any unrelated trade or business regularly conducted by the exempt organization, less the deductions directly connected with carrying on the trade or business. Hr block free efile If an organization regularly carries on two or more unrelated business activities, its unrelated business taxable income is the total of gross income from all such activities less the total allowable deductions attributable to all the activities. Hr block free efile In computing unrelated business taxable income, gross income and deductions are subject to the modifications and special rules explained in this chapter. Hr block free efile Whether a particular item of income or expense falls within any of these modifications or special rules must be determined by all the facts and circumstances in each specific case. Hr block free efile For example, if the organization received a payment termed rent that is in fact a return of profits by a person operating the property for the benefit of the organization, or that is a share of the profits retained by the organization as a partner or joint venturer, the payment is not within the income exclusion for rents, discussed later under Exclusions. Hr block free efile Income Generally, unrelated business income is taxable, but there are exclusions and special rules that must be considered when figuring the income. Hr block free efile Exclusions The following types of income (and deductions directly connected with the income) are generally excluded when figuring unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile Dividends, interest, annuities and other investment income. Hr block free efile   All dividends, interest, annuities, payments with respect to securities loans, income from notional principal contracts, and other income from an exempt organization's ordinary and routine investments that the IRS determines are substantially similar to these types of income are excluded in computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile Exception for insurance activity income of a controlled foreign corporation. Hr block free efile   This exclusion does not apply to income from certain insurance activities of an exempt organization's controlled foreign corporation. Hr block free efile The income is not excludable dividend income, but instead is unrelated business taxable income to the extent it would be so treated if the exempt organization had earned it directly. Hr block free efile Certain exceptions to this rule apply. Hr block free efile For more information, see section 512(b)(17). Hr block free efile Other exceptions. Hr block free efile   This exclusion does not apply to unrelated debt-financed income (discussed under Income From Debt-Financed Property, later), to interest or annuities received from a controlled corporation (discussed under Income From Controlled Organizations, later). Hr block free efile Income from lending securities. Hr block free efile   Payments received with respect to a security loan are excluded in computing unrelated business taxable income only if the loan is made under an agreement that:    Provides for the return to the exempt organization of securities identical to the securities loaned, Requires payments to the organization of amounts equivalent to all interest, dividends, and other distributions that the owner of the securities is entitled to receive during the period of the loan, Does not reduce the organization's risk of loss or opportunity for gain on the securities, Contains reasonable procedures to implement the obligation of the borrower to furnish collateral to the organization with a fair market value each business day during the period of the loan in an amount not less than the fair market value of the securities at the close of the preceding business day, and Permits the organization to terminate the loan upon notice of not more than 5 business days. Hr block free efile   Payments with respect to securities loans include: Amounts in respect of dividends, interest, and other distributions, Fees based on the period of time the loan is in effect and the fair market value of the security during that period, Income from collateral security for the loan, and Income from the investment of collateral security. Hr block free efile The payments are considered to be from the securities loaned and not from collateral security or the investment of collateral security from the loans. Hr block free efile Any deductions that are directly connected with collateral security for the loan, or with the investment of collateral security, are considered deductions that are directly connected with the securities loaned. Hr block free efile Royalties. Hr block free efile   Royalties, including overriding royalties, are excluded in computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile   To be considered a royalty, a payment must relate to the use of a valuable right. Hr block free efile Payments for trademarks, trade names, or copyrights are ordinarily considered royalties. Hr block free efile Similarly, payments for the use of a professional athlete's name, photograph, likeness, or facsimile signature are ordinarily considered royalties. Hr block free efile However, royalties do not include payments for personal services. Hr block free efile Therefore, payments for personal appearances and interviews are not excluded as royalties and must be included in figuring unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile   Unrelated business taxable income does not include royalty income received from licensees by an exempt organization that is the legal and beneficial owner of patents assigned to it by inventors for specified percentages of future royalties. Hr block free efile   Mineral royalties are excluded whether measured by production or by gross or taxable income from the mineral property. Hr block free efile However, the exclusion does not apply to royalties that stem from an arrangement whereby the organization owns a working interest in a mineral property and is liable for its share of the development and operating costs under the terms of its agreement with the operator of the property. Hr block free efile To the extent they are not treated as loans under section 636 (relating to income tax treatment of mineral production payments), payments for mineral production are treated in the same manner as royalty payments for the purpose of computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile To the extent they are treated as loans, any payments for production that are the equivalent of interest are treated as interest and are excluded. Hr block free efile Exceptions. Hr block free efile   This exclusion does not apply to debt-financed income (discussed under Income From Debt-Financed Property, later) or to royalties received from a controlled corporation (discussed under Income From Controlled Organizations, later). Hr block free efile Rents. Hr block free efile   Rents from real property, including elevators and escalators, are excluded in computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile Rents from personal property are not excluded. Hr block free efile However, special rules apply to “mixed leases” of both real and personal property. Hr block free efile Mixed leases. Hr block free efile   In a mixed lease, all of the rents are excluded if the rents attributable to the personal property are not more than 10% of the total rents under the lease, as determined when the personal property is first placed in service by the lessee. Hr block free efile If the rents attributable to personal property are more than 10% but not more than 50% of the total rents, only the rents attributable to the real property are excluded. Hr block free efile If the rents attributable to the personal property are more than 50% of the total rents, none of the rents are excludable. Hr block free efile   Property is placed in service when the lessee first may use it under the terms of a lease. Hr block free efile For example, property subject to a lease entered into on November 1, for a term starting on January 1 of the next year, is considered placed in service on January 1, regardless of when the lessee first actually uses it. Hr block free efile   If separate leases are entered into for real and personal property and the properties have an integrated use (for example, one or more leases for real property and another lease or leases for personal property to be used on the real property), all the leases will be considered as one lease. Hr block free efile   The rent attributable to the personal property must be recomputed, and the treatment of the rents must be redetermined, if: The rent attributable to all the leased personal property increases by 100% or more because additional or substitute personal property is placed in service, or The lease is modified to change the rent charged (whether or not the amount of rented personal property changes). Hr block free efile Any change in the treatment of rents resulting from the recomputation is effective only for the period beginning with the event that caused the recomputation. Hr block free efile Exception for rents based on net profit. Hr block free efile   The exclusion for rents does not apply if the amount of the rent depends on the income or profits derived by any person from the leased property, other than an amount based on a fixed percentage of the gross receipts or sales. Hr block free efile Exception for income from personal services. Hr block free efile   Payment for occupying space when personal services are also rendered to the occupant does not constitute rent from real property. Hr block free efile Therefore, the exclusion does not apply to transactions such as renting hotel rooms, rooms in boarding houses or tourist homes, and space in parking lots or warehouses. Hr block free efile Other exceptions. Hr block free efile   This exclusion does not apply to unrelated debt-financed income (discussed under Income From Debt-Financed Property, later), or to interest, annuities, royalties and rents received from a controlled corporation (discussed under Income From Controlled Organizations, later), investment income (dividends, interest, rents, etc. Hr block free efile ) received by organizations described in sections 501(c)(7), 501(c)(9), 501(c)(17), and 501(c)(20). Hr block free efile See Special Rules for Social Clubs, VEBAs, SUBs, and GLSOs, discussed later for more information. Hr block free efile Income from research. Hr block free efile   A tax-exempt organization may exclude income from research grants or contracts from unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile However, the extent of the exclusion depends on the nature of the organization and the type of research. Hr block free efile   Income from research for the United States, any of its agencies or instrumentalities, or a state or any of its political subdivisions is excluded when computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile   For a college, university, or hospital, all income from research, whether fundamental or applied, is excluded in computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile   When an organization is operated primarily to conduct fundamental research (as distinguished from applied research) and the results are freely available to the general public, all income from research performed for any person is excluded in computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile   The term research, for this purpose, does not include activities of a type normally conducted as an incident to commercial or industrial operations, such as testing or inspecting materials or products, or designing or constructing equipment, buildings, etc. Hr block free efile In addition, the term fundamental research does not include research conducted for the primary purpose of commercial or industrial application. Hr block free efile Gains and losses from disposition of property. Hr block free efile   Also excluded from unrelated business taxable income are gains or losses from the sale, exchange, or other disposition of property other than: Stock in trade or other property of a kind that would properly be includable in inventory if on hand at the close of the tax year, Property held primarily for sale to customers in the ordinary course of a trade or business, or Cutting of timber that an organization has elected to consider as a sale or exchange of the timber. Hr block free efile   It should be noted that the last exception relates only to cut timber. Hr block free efile The sale, exchange, or other disposition of standing timber is excluded from the computation of unrelated business income, unless it constitutes property held for sale to customers in the ordinary course of business. Hr block free efile Lapse or termination of options. Hr block free efile   Any gain from the lapse or termination of options to buy or sell securities is excluded from unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile The exclusion applies only if the option is written in connection with the exempt organization's investment activities. Hr block free efile Therefore, this exclusion is not available if the organization is engaged in the trade or business of writing options or the options are held by the organization as inventory or for sale to customers in the ordinary course of a trade or business. Hr block free efile Exception. Hr block free efile   This exclusion does not apply to unrelated debt-financed income, discussed later under Income From Debt-Financed Property. Hr block free efile Gain or loss on disposition of certain brownfield property. Hr block free efile   Gain or loss from the qualifying sale, exchange, or other disposition of a qualifying brownfield property (as defined in section 512(b)(19)(C)), which was acquired by the organization after December 31, 2005 and before January 1, 2011, is excluded from unrelated business taxable income and is excepted from the debt-financed rules for such property. Hr block free efile See sections 512(b)(19) and 514(b)(1)(E). Hr block free efile Income from services provided under federal license. Hr block free efile   There is a further exclusion from unrelated business taxable income of income from a trade or business conducted by a religious order or by an educational organization maintained by the order. Hr block free efile   This exclusion applies only if the following requirements are met. Hr block free efile The trade or business must have been operated by the order or by the institution before May 27, 1959. Hr block free efile The trade or business must provide services under a license issued by a federal regulatory agency. Hr block free efile More than 90% of the net income from the business for the tax year must be devoted to religious, charitable, or educational purposes that constitute the basis for the religious order's exemption. Hr block free efile The rates or other charges for these services must be fully competitive with the rates or other charges of similar taxable businesses. Hr block free efile Rates or other charges for these services will be considered as fully competitive if they are neither materially higher nor materially lower than the rates charged by similar businesses operating in the same general area. Hr block free efile Exception. Hr block free efile    This exclusion does not apply to unrelated debt-financed income (discussed under Income From Debt-Financed Property, later). Hr block free efile Member income of mutual or cooperative electric companies. Hr block free efile   Income of a mutual or cooperative electric company described in section 501(c)(12) which is treated as member income under subparagraph (H) of that section is excluded from unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile Dues of Agricultural Organizations and Business Leagues Dues received from associate members by organizations exempt under section 501(c)(5) or section 501(c)(6) may be treated as gross income from an unrelated trade or business if the associate member category exists for the principal purpose of producing unrelated business income. Hr block free efile For example, if an organization creates an associate member category solely to allow associate members to purchase insurance through the organization, the associate member dues may be unrelated business income. Hr block free efile Exception. Hr block free efile   Associate member dues received by an agricultural or horticultural organization are not treated as gross income from an unrelated trade or business, regardless of their purpose, if they are not more than the annual limit. Hr block free efile The limit on dues paid by an associate member is $148 for 2011. Hr block free efile   If the required annual dues are more than the limit, the entire amount is treated as income from an unrelated business unless the associate member category was formed or availed of for the principal purpose of furthering the organization's exempt purposes. Hr block free efile Deductions To qualify as allowable deductions in computing unrelated business taxable income, the expenses, depreciation, and similar items generally must be allowable income tax deductions that are directly connected with carrying on an unrelated trade or business. Hr block free efile They cannot be directly connected with excluded income. Hr block free efile For an exception to the “directly connected” requirement, see Charitable contributions deduction, under Modifications, later. Hr block free efile Directly Connected To be directly connected with the conduct of an unrelated business, deductions must have a proximate and primary relationship to carrying on that business. Hr block free efile For an exception, see Expenses attributable to exploitation of exempt activities, later. Hr block free efile Expenses attributable solely to unrelated business. Hr block free efile   Expenses, depreciation, and similar items attributable solely to the conduct of an unrelated business are proximately and primarily related to that business and qualify for deduction to the extent that they are otherwise allowable income tax deductions. Hr block free efile   For example, salaries of personnel employed full-time to conduct the unrelated business and depreciation of a building used entirely in the conduct of that business are deductible to the extent otherwise allowable. Hr block free efile Expenses attributable to dual use of facilities or personnel. Hr block free efile   When facilities or personnel are used both to conduct exempt functions and to conduct an unrelated trade or business, expenses, depreciation, and similar items attributable to the facilities or personnel must be allocated between the two uses on a reasonable basis. Hr block free efile The part of an item allocated to the unrelated trade or business is proximately and primarily related to that business and is allowable as a deduction in computing unrelated business taxable income if the expense is otherwise an allowable income tax deduction. Hr block free efile Example 1. Hr block free efile A school recognized as a tax-exempt organization contracts with an individual to conduct a summer tennis camp. Hr block free efile The school provides the tennis courts, housing, and dining facilities. Hr block free efile The contracted individual hires the instructors, recruits campers, and provides supervision. Hr block free efile The income the school receives from this activity is from a dual use of the facilities and personnel. Hr block free efile The school, in computing its unrelated business taxable income, may deduct an allocable part of the expenses attributable to the facilities and personnel. Hr block free efile Example 2. Hr block free efile An exempt organization with gross income from an unrelated trade or business pays its president $90,000 a year. Hr block free efile The president devotes approximately 10% of his time to the unrelated business. Hr block free efile To figure the organization's unrelated business taxable income, a deduction of $9,000 ($90,000 × 10%) is allowed for the salary paid to its president. Hr block free efile Expenses attributable to exploitation of exempt activities. Hr block free efile   Generally, expenses, depreciation, and similar items attributable to the conduct of an exempt activity are not deductible in computing unrelated business taxable income from an unrelated trade or business that exploits the exempt activity. Hr block free efile (See Exploitation of exempt functions under Not substantially related in chapter 3. Hr block free efile ) This is because they do not have a proximate and primary relationship to the unrelated trade or business, and therefore, they do not qualify as directly connected with that business. Hr block free efile Exception. Hr block free efile   Expenses, depreciation, and similar items may be treated as directly connected with the conduct of the unrelated business if all the following statements are true. Hr block free efile The unrelated business exploits the exempt activity. Hr block free efile The unrelated business is a type normally conducted for profit by taxable organizations. Hr block free efile The exempt activity is a type normally conducted by taxable organizations in carrying on that type of business. Hr block free efile The amount treated as directly connected is the smaller of: The excess of these expenses, depreciation, and similar items over the income from, or attributable to, the exempt activity; or The gross unrelated business income reduced by all other expenses, depreciation, and other items that are actually directly connected. Hr block free efile   The application of these rules to an advertising activity that exploits an exempt publishing activity is explained next. Hr block free efile Exploitation of Exempt Activity—Advertising Sales The sale of advertising in a periodical of an exempt organization that contains editorial material related to the accomplishment of the organization's exempt purpose is an unrelated business that exploits an exempt activity, the circulation and readership of the periodical. Hr block free efile Therefore, in addition to direct advertising costs, exempt activity costs (expenses, depreciation, and similar expenses attributable to the production and distribution of the editorial or readership content) can be treated as directly connected with the conduct of the advertising activity. Hr block free efile (See Expenses attributable to exploitation of exempt activities under Directly Connected, earlier. Hr block free efile ) Figuring unrelated business taxable income (UBTI). Hr block free efile   The UBTI of an advertising activity is the amount shown in the following chart. Hr block free efile IF gross advertising income is . Hr block free efile . Hr block free efile . Hr block free efile THEN UBTI is . Hr block free efile . Hr block free efile . Hr block free efile More than direct advertising costs The excess advertising income, reduced (but not below zero) by the excess, if any, of readership costs over circulation income. Hr block free efile Equal to or less than direct advertising costs Zero. Hr block free efile   • Circulation income and readership costs are not taken into account. Hr block free efile   • Any excess advertising costs reduce (but not below zero) UBTI from any other unrelated business activity. Hr block free efile   The terms used in the chart are explained in the following discussions. Hr block free efile Periodical Income Gross advertising income. Hr block free efile   This is all the income from the unrelated advertising activities of an exempt organization periodical. Hr block free efile Circulation income. Hr block free efile   This is all the income from the production, distribution, or circulation of an exempt organization's periodical (other than gross advertising income). Hr block free efile It includes all amounts from the sale or distribution of the readership content of the periodical, such as income from subscriptions. Hr block free efile It also includes allocable membership receipts if the right to receive the periodical is associated with a membership or similar status in the organization. Hr block free efile Allocable membership receipts. Hr block free efile   This is the part of membership receipts (dues, fees, or other charges associated with membership) equal to the amount that would have been charged and paid for the periodical if: The periodical was published by a taxable organization, The periodical was published for profit, and The member was an unrelated party dealing with the taxable organization at arm's length. Hr block free efile   The amount used to allocate membership receipts is the amount shown in the following chart. Hr block free efile   For this purpose, the total periodical costs are the sum of the direct advertising costs and the readership costs, explained under Periodical Costs, later. Hr block free efile The cost of other exempt activities means the total expenses incurred by the organization in connection with its other exempt activities, not offset by any income earned by the organization from those activities. Hr block free efile IF . Hr block free efile . Hr block free efile . Hr block free efile THEN the amount used to allocate membership receipts is . Hr block free efile . Hr block free efile . Hr block free efile 20% or more of the total circulation consists of sales to nonmembers The subscription price charged nonmembers. Hr block free efile The above condition does not apply, and 20% or more of the members pay reduced dues because they do not receive the periodical The reduction in dues for a member not receiving the periodical. Hr block free efile Neither of the above conditions applies The membership receipts multiplied by this fraction:   Total periodical costs Total periodical costs Plus Cost of other exempt activities Example 1. Hr block free efile U is an exempt scientific organization with 10,000 members who pay annual dues of $15. Hr block free efile One of U's activities is publishing a monthly periodical distributed to all of its members. Hr block free efile U also distributes 5,000 additional copies of its periodical to nonmembers, who subscribe for $10 a year. Hr block free efile Since the nonmember circulation of U's periodical represents one-third (more than 20%) of its total circulation, the subscription price charged to nonmembers is used to determine the part of U's membership receipts allocable to the periodical. Hr block free efile Thus, U's allocable membership receipts are $100,000 ($10 times 10,000 members), and U's total circulation income for the periodical is $150,000 ($100,000 from members plus $50,000 from sales to nonmembers). Hr block free efile Example 2. Hr block free efile Assume the same facts except that U sells only 500 copies of its periodical to nonmembers, at a price of $10 a year. Hr block free efile Assume also that U's members may elect not to receive the periodical, in which case their dues are reduced from $15 a year to $6 a year, and that only 3,000 members elect to receive the periodical and pay the full dues of $15 a year. Hr block free efile U's stated subscription price of $9 to members consistently results in an excess of total income (including gross advertising income) attributable to the periodical over total costs of the periodical. Hr block free efile Since the 500 copies of the periodical distributed to nonmembers represent only 14% of the 3,500 copies distributed, the $10 subscription price charged to nonmembers is not used to determine the part of membership receipts allocable to the periodical. Hr block free efile Instead, since 70% of the members elect not to receive the periodical and pay $9 less per year in dues, the $9 price is used to determine the subscription price charged to members. Hr block free efile Thus, the allocable membership receipts will be $9 a member, or $27,000 ($9 times 3,000 copies). Hr block free efile U's total circulation income is $32,000 ($27,000 plus the $5,000 from nonmember subscriptions). Hr block free efile Periodical Costs Direct advertising costs. Hr block free efile   These are expenses, depreciation, and similar items of deduction directly connected with selling and publishing advertising in the periodical. Hr block free efile   Examples of allowable deductions under this classification include agency commissions and other direct selling costs, such as transportation and travel expenses, office salaries, promotion and research expenses, and office overhead directly connected with the sale of advertising lineage in the periodical. Hr block free efile Also included are other deductions commonly classified as advertising costs under standard account classifications, such as artwork and copy preparation, telephone, telegraph, postage, and similar costs directly connected with advertising. Hr block free efile   In addition, direct advertising costs include the part of mechanical and distribution costs attributable to advertising lineage. Hr block free efile For this purpose, the general account classifications of items includable in mechanical and distribution costs ordinarily employed in business-paper and consumer-publication accounting provide a guide for the computation. Hr block free efile Accordingly, the mechanical and distribution costs include the part of the costs and other expenses of composition, press work, binding, mailing (including paper and wrappers used for mailing), and bulk postage attributable to the advertising lineage of the publication. Hr block free efile   In the absence of specific and detailed records, the part of mechanical and distribution costs attributable to the periodical's advertising lineage can be based on the ratio of advertising lineage to total lineage in the periodical, if this allocation is reasonable. Hr block free efile Readership costs. Hr block free efile   These are all expenses, depreciation, and similar items that are directly connected with the production and distribution of the readership content of the periodical. Hr block free efile Costs partly attributable to other activities. Hr block free efile   Deductions properly attributable to exempt activities other than publishing the periodical may not be allocated to the periodical. Hr block free efile When expenses are attributable both to the periodical and to the organization's other activities, an allocation must be made on a reasonable basis. Hr block free efile The method of allocation will vary with the nature of the item, but once adopted, should be used consistently. Hr block free efile Allocations based on dollar receipts from various exempt activities generally are not reasonable since receipts usually do not accurately reflect the costs associated with specific activities that an exempt organization conducts. Hr block free efile Consolidated Periodicals If an exempt organization publishes more than one periodical to produce income, it may treat all of them (but not less than all) as one in determining unrelated business taxable income from selling advertising. Hr block free efile It treats the gross income from all the periodicals, and the deductions directly connected with them, on a consolidated basis. Hr block free efile Consolidated treatment, once adopted, must be followed consistently and is binding. Hr block free efile This treatment can be changed only with the consent of the Internal Revenue Service. Hr block free efile An exempt organization's periodical is published to produce income if: The periodical generates gross advertising income to the organization equal to at least 25% of its readership costs, and Publishing the periodical is an activity engaged in for profit. Hr block free efile Whether the publication of a periodical is an activity engaged in for profit can be determined only by all the facts and circumstances in each case. Hr block free efile The facts and circumstances must show that the organization carries on the activity for economic profit, although there may not be a profit in a particular year. Hr block free efile For example, if an organization begins publishing a new periodical whose total costs exceed total income in the start-up years because of lack of advertising sales, that does not mean that the organization did not have as its objective an economic profit. Hr block free efile The organization may establish that it had this objective by showing it can reasonably expect advertising sales to increase, so that total income will exceed costs within a reasonable time. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile Y, an exempt trade association, publishes three periodicals that it distributes to its members: a weekly newsletter, a monthly magazine, and a quarterly journal. Hr block free efile Both the monthly magazine and the quarterly journal contain advertising that accounts for gross advertising income equal to more than 25% of their respective readership costs. Hr block free efile Similarly, the total income attributable to each periodical has exceeded the total deductions attributable to each periodical for substantially all the years they have been published. Hr block free efile The newsletter carries no advertising and its annual subscription price is not intended to cover the cost of publication. Hr block free efile The newsletter is a service that Y distributes to all of its members in an effort to keep them informed of changes occurring in the business world. Hr block free efile It is not engaged in for profit. Hr block free efile Under these circumstances, Y may consolidate the income and deductions from the monthly and quarterly journals in computing its unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile It may not consolidate the income and deductions from the newsletter with the income and deductions of its other periodicals, since the newsletter is not published for the production of income. Hr block free efile Modifications Net operating loss deduction. Hr block free efile   The net operating loss (NOL) deduction (as provided in section 172) is allowed in computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile However, the NOL for any tax year, the carrybacks and carryovers of NOLs, and the NOL deduction are determined without taking into account any amount of income or deduction that has been specifically excluded in computing unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile For example, a loss from an unrelated trade or business is not diminished because dividend income was received. Hr block free efile   If this were not done, organizations would, in effect, be taxed on their exempt income, since unrelated business losses then would be offset by dividends, interest, and other excluded income. Hr block free efile This would reduce the loss that could be applied against unrelated business income of prior or future tax years. Hr block free efile Therefore, to preserve the immunity of exempt income, all NOL computations are limited to those items of income and deductions that affect the unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile   In line with this concept, an NOL carryback or carryover is allowed only from a tax year for which the organization is subject to tax on unrelated business income. Hr block free efile   For example, if an organization just became subject to the tax last year, its NOL for that year is not a carryback to a prior year when it had no unrelated business taxable income, nor is its NOL carryover to succeeding years reduced by the related income of those prior years. Hr block free efile   However, in determining the span of years for which an NOL may be carried back or forward, the tax years for which the organization is not subject to the tax on unrelated business income are counted. Hr block free efile For example, if an organization was subject to the tax for 2009 and had an NOL for that year, the last tax year to which any part of that loss may be carried over is 2029, regardless of whether the organization was subject to the unrelated business income tax in any of the intervening years. Hr block free efile   For more details on the NOL deduction, including property eligible for an extended carryback period, see sections 172 and 1400N, Publication 536, Net Operating Losses (NOLs) for Individuals, Estates, and Trusts, and Publication 4492-B, Information for Affected Taxpayers in the Midwestern Disaster Areas. Hr block free efile Charitable contributions deduction. Hr block free efile   An exempt organization is allowed to deduct its charitable contributions in computing its unrelated business taxable income whether or not the contributions are directly connected with the unrelated business. Hr block free efile   To be deductible, the contribution must be paid to another qualified organization. Hr block free efile For example, an exempt university that operates an unrelated business may deduct a contribution made to another university for educational work, but may not claim a deduction for contributions of amounts spent for carrying out its own educational program. Hr block free efile   For purposes of the deduction, a distribution by a trust made under the trust instrument to a beneficiary, which itself is a qualified organization, is treated the same as a contribution. Hr block free efile Deduction limits. Hr block free efile   An exempt organization that is subject to the unrelated business income tax at corporate rates is allowed a deduction for charitable contributions up to 10% of its unrelated business taxable income computed without regard to the deduction for contributions. Hr block free efile See the Instructions for Form 990-T for more information. Hr block free efile    An exempt trust that is subject to the unrelated business income tax at trust rates generally is allowed a deduction for charitable contributions in the same amounts as allowed for individuals. Hr block free efile However, the limit on the deduction is determined in relation to the trust's unrelated business taxable income computed without regard to the deduction, rather than in relation to adjusted gross income. Hr block free efile   Contributions in excess of the limits just described may be carried over to the next 5 tax years. Hr block free efile A contribution carryover is not allowed, however, to the extent that it increases an NOL carryover. Hr block free efile Suspension of deduction limits for farmers and ranchers. Hr block free efile   The limitations discussed above are temporarily suspended for certain qualified conservation contributions of property used in agriculture or livestock production. Hr block free efile See the Instructions for Form 990-T for details. Hr block free efile Specific deduction. Hr block free efile   In computing unrelated business taxable income, a specific deduction of $1,000 is allowed. Hr block free efile However, the specific deduction is not allowed in computing an NOL or the NOL deduction. Hr block free efile   Generally, the deduction is limited to $1,000 regardless of the number of unrelated businesses in which the organization is engaged. Hr block free efile Exception. Hr block free efile   An exception is provided in the case of a diocese, province of a religious order, or a convention or association of churches that may claim a specific deduction for each parish, individual church, district, or other local unit. Hr block free efile In these cases, the specific deduction for each local unit is limited to the lower of: $1,000, or Gross income derived from an unrelated trade or business regularly conducted by the local unit. Hr block free efile   This exception applies only to parishes, districts, or other local units that are not separate legal entities, but are components of a larger entity (diocese, province, convention, or association) filing Form 990-T. Hr block free efile The parent organization must file a return reporting the unrelated business gross income and related deductions of all units that are not separate legal entities. Hr block free efile The local units cannot file separate returns. Hr block free efile However, each local unit that is separately incorporated must file its own return and cannot include, or be included with, any other entity. Hr block free efile See Title-holding corporations in chapter 1 for a discussion of the only situation in which more than one legal entity may be included on the same Form 990-T. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile X is an association of churches and is divided into local units A, B, C, and D. Hr block free efile Last year, A, B, C, and D derived gross income of, respectively, $1,200, $800, $1,500, and $700 from unrelated businesses that they regularly conduct. Hr block free efile X may claim a specific deduction of $1,000 with respect to A, $800 with respect to B, $1,000 with respect to C, and $700 with respect to D. Hr block free efile Partnership Income or Loss An organization may have unrelated business income or loss as a member of a partnership, rather than through direct business dealings with the public. Hr block free efile If so, it must treat its share of the partnership income or loss as if it had conducted the business activity in its own capacity as a corporation or trust. Hr block free efile No distinction is made between limited and general partners. Hr block free efile The organization is required to notify the partnership of its tax-exempt status. Hr block free efile Thus, if an organization is a member of a partnership regularly engaged in a trade or business that is an unrelated trade or business with respect to the organization, the organization must include in its unrelated business taxable income its share of the partnership's gross income from the unrelated trade or business (whether or not distributed), and the deductions attributable to it. Hr block free efile The partnership income and deductions to be included in the organization's unrelated business taxable income are figured the same way as any income and deductions from an unrelated trade or business conducted directly by the organization. Hr block free efile The partnership is required to provide the organization this information on Schedule K-1. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile An exempt educational organization is a partner in a partnership that operates a factory. Hr block free efile The partnership also holds stock in a corporation. Hr block free efile The exempt organization must include its share of the gross income from operating the factory in its unrelated business taxable income but may exclude its share of any dividends the partnership received from the corporation. Hr block free efile Different tax years. Hr block free efile   If the exempt organization and the partnership of which it is a member have different tax years, the partnership items that enter into the computation of the organization's unrelated business taxable income must be based on the income and deductions of the partnership for the partnership's tax year that ends within or with the organization's tax year. Hr block free efile S Corporation Income or Loss An organization that owns S corporation stock must take into account its share of the S corporation's income, deductions, or losses in figuring unrelated business taxable income, regardless of the actual source or nature of the income, deductions, and losses. Hr block free efile For example, the organization's share of the S corporation's interest and dividend income will be taxable, even though interest and dividends are normally excluded from unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile The organization must also take into account its gain or loss on the sale or other disposition of the S corporation stock in figuring unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile Special Rules for Foreign Organizations The unrelated business taxable income of a foreign organization exempt from tax under section 501(a) consists of the organization's: Unrelated business taxable income derived from sources within the United States but not effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business within the United States, and Unrelated business taxable income effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business within the United States, whether or not this income is derived from sources within the United States. Hr block free efile To determine whether income realized by a foreign organization is derived from sources within the United States or is effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business within the United States, see sections 861 through 865 and the related regulations. Hr block free efile Special Rules for Social Clubs, VEBAs, SUBs, and GLSOs The following discussion applies to: Social clubs described in section 501(c)(7), Voluntary employees' beneficiary associations (VEBAs) described in section 501(c)(9), Supplemental unemployment compensation benefit trusts (SUBs) described in section 501(c)(17), and Group legal services organizations (GLSOs) described in section 501(c)(20). Hr block free efile These organizations must figure unrelated business taxable income under special rules. Hr block free efile Unlike other exempt organizations, they cannot exclude their investment income (dividends, interest, rents, etc. Hr block free efile ). Hr block free efile (See Exclusions under Income, earlier. Hr block free efile ) Therefore, they are generally subject to unrelated business income tax on this income. Hr block free efile The unrelated business taxable income of these organizations includes all gross income, less deductions directly connected with the production of that income, except that gross income for this purpose does not include exempt function income. Hr block free efile The dividends received by a corporation are not allowed in computing unrelated business taxable income because it is not an expense incurred in the production of income. Hr block free efile Losses from nonexempt activities. Hr block free efile   Losses from nonexempt activities of these organizations cannot be used to offset investment income unless the activities were undertaken with the intent to make a profit. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile A private golf and country club that is a qualified tax-exempt social club has nonexempt function income from interest and from the sale of food and beverages to nonmembers. Hr block free efile The club sells food and beverages as a service to members and their guests rather than for the purpose of making a profit. Hr block free efile Therefore, any loss resulting from sales to nonmembers cannot be used to offset the club's interest income. Hr block free efile Modifications. Hr block free efile   The unrelated business taxable income is modified by any NOL or charitable contributions deduction and by the specific deduction (described earlier under Deductions). Hr block free efile Exempt function income. Hr block free efile   This is gross income from dues, fees, charges or similar items paid by members for goods, facilities, or services to the members or their dependents or guests, to further the organization's exempt purposes. Hr block free efile Exempt function income also includes income set aside for qualified purposes. Hr block free efile Income that is set aside. Hr block free efile   This is income set aside to be used for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals. Hr block free efile In addition, for a VEBA, SUB, or GLSO, it is income set aside to provide for the payment of life, sick, accident, or other benefits. Hr block free efile   However, any amounts set aside by a VEBA or SUB that exceed the organization's qualified asset account limit (determined under section 419A) are unrelated business income. Hr block free efile Special rules apply to the treatment of existing reserves for post-retirement medical or life insurance benefits. Hr block free efile These rules are explained in section 512(a)(3)(E)(ii). Hr block free efile   Income derived from an unrelated trade or business may not be set aside and therefore cannot be exempt function income. Hr block free efile In addition, any income set aside and later spent for other purposes must be included in unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile   Set-aside income is generally excluded from gross income only if it is set aside in the tax year in which it is otherwise includible in gross income. Hr block free efile However, income set aside on or before the date for filing Form 990-T, including extensions of time, may, at the election of the organization, be treated as having been set aside in the tax year for which the return was filed. Hr block free efile The income set aside must have been includible in gross income for that earlier year. Hr block free efile Nonrecognition of gain. Hr block free efile   If the organization sells property used directly in performing an exempt function and purchases other property used directly in performing an exempt function, any gain on the sale is recognized only to the extent that the sales price of the old property exceeds the cost of the new property. Hr block free efile The purchase of the new property must be made within 1 year before the date of sale of the old property or within 3 years after the date of sale. Hr block free efile   This rule also applies to gain from an involuntary conversion of the property resulting from its destruction in whole or in part, theft, seizure, requisition, or condemnation. Hr block free efile Special Rules for Veterans' Organizations Unrelated business taxable income of a veterans' organization that is exempt under section 501(c)(19) does not include the net income from insurance business that is properly set aside. Hr block free efile The organization may set aside income from payments received for life, sick, accident, or health insurance for the organization's members or their dependents for the payment of insurance benefits or reasonable costs of insurance administration, or for use exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes, or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals. Hr block free efile For details, see section 512(a)(4) and the regulations under that section. Hr block free efile Income From Controlled Organizations The exclusions for interest, annuities, royalties, and rents, explained earlier in this chapter under Income, may not apply to a payment of these items received by a controlling organization from its controlled organization. Hr block free efile The payment is included in the controlling organization's unrelated business taxable income to the extent it reduced the net unrelated income (or increased the net unrelated loss) of the controlled organization. Hr block free efile All deductions of the controlling organization directly connected with the amount included in its unrelated business taxable income are allowed. Hr block free efile Excess qualifying specified payments. Hr block free efile   Excess qualifying specified payments received or accrued from a controlled entity are included in a controlling exempt organization's unrelated business taxable income only on the amount that exceeds that which would have been paid or accrued if the payments had been determined under section 482. Hr block free efile Qualifying specified payments means any payments of interest, annuities, royalties, or rents received or accrued from the controlled organization pursuant to a binding written contract in effect on August 17, 2006, or to a contract which is a renewal, under substantially similar terms of a binding written contract in effect on August 17, 2006, and the payments are received or accrued before January 1, 2012. Hr block free efile   If a controlled participant is not required to file a U. Hr block free efile S. Hr block free efile income tax return, the participant must ensure that the copy or copies of the Regulations section 1. Hr block free efile 482-7 Cost Sharing Arrangement Statement and any updates are attached to Schedule M of any Form 5471, Information Return of U. Hr block free efile S. Hr block free efile Persons With Respect To Certain Foreign Corporations, any Form 5472, Information Return of a 25% Foreign-Owned U. Hr block free efile S. Hr block free efile Corporation or a Foreign Corporation Engaged in a U. Hr block free efile S. Hr block free efile Trade or Business, or any Form 8865, Return of U. Hr block free efile S. Hr block free efile Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Partnerships, filed for that participant. Hr block free efile Addition to tax for valuation misstatements. Hr block free efile   Under section 512(b)(13)(E)(ii), the tax imposed on a controlling organization will be increased by 20 percent of the excess qualifying specified payments that are determined with or without any amendments or supplements, whichever is larger. Hr block free efile See section 512(b)(13)(E)(ii) for more information. Hr block free efile Net unrelated income. Hr block free efile   This is: For an exempt organization, its unrelated business taxable income, or For a nonexempt organization, the part of its taxable income that would be unrelated business taxable income if it were exempt and had the same exempt purposes as the controlling organization. Hr block free efile Net unrelated loss. Hr block free efile   This is: For an exempt organization, its NOL, or For a nonexempt organization, the part of its NOL that would be its NOL if it were exempt and had the same exempt purposes as the controlling organization. Hr block free efile Control. Hr block free efile   An organization is controlled if: For a corporation, the controlling organization owns (by vote or value) more than 50% of the stock, For a partnership, the controlling organization owns more than 50% of the profits or capital interests, or For any other organization, the controlling organization owns more than 50% of the beneficial interest. Hr block free efile For this purpose, constructive ownership of stock (determined under section 318) or other interests is taken into account. Hr block free efile   As a result, an exempt parent organization is treated as controlling any subsidiary in which it holds more than 50% of the voting power or value, whether directly (as in the case of a first-tier subsidiary) or indirectly (as in the case of a second-tier subsidiary). Hr block free efile Income from property financed with qualified 501(c)(3) bonds. Hr block free efile If any part of a 501(c)(3) organization's property financed with qualified 501(c)(3) bonds is used in a trade or business of any person other than a section 501(c)(3) organization or a governmental unit, and such use is not consistent with the requirements for qualified 501(c)(3) bonds under section 145, the section 501(c)(3) organization is considered to have received unrelated business income in the amount of the greater of the actual rental income or the fair rental value of the property for the period it is used. Hr block free efile No deduction is allowed for interest on the private activity bond. Hr block free efile See sections 150(b)(3) and (c) for more information. Hr block free efile Disposition of property received from taxable subsidiary and used in unrelated business. Hr block free efile A taxable 80%-owned subsidiary corporation of one or more tax-exempt entities is generally subject to tax on a distribution in liquidation of its assets to its exempt parent (or parents). Hr block free efile The assets are treated as if sold at fair market value. Hr block free efile Tax-exempt entities include organizations described in sections 501(a), 529, and 115, charitable remainder trusts, U. Hr block free efile S. Hr block free efile and foreign governments, Indian tribal governments, international organizations, and similar non-taxable organizations. Hr block free efile A taxable corporation that transfers substantially all of its assets to a tax-exempt entity in a transaction that otherwise qualifies for nonrecognition treatment must recognize gain on the transaction as if it sold the assets at fair market value. Hr block free efile However, such a transfer is not taxable if it qualifies as a like-kind exchange under section 1031 or an involuntary conversion under section 1033. Hr block free efile In such a case the built-in appreciation is preserved in the replacement property received in the transaction. Hr block free efile A corporation that changes status from taxable to tax-exempt is treated generally as if it transferred all of its assets to a tax-exempt entity immediately before the change in status (thus subjecting it to the tax on a deemed sale for fair market value). Hr block free efile This rule does not apply where the taxable corporation becomes exempt within 3 years of formation, or had previously been exempt and within several years (generally a period of 3 years) regains exemption, unless the principal purpose of the transactions is to avoid the tax on the change in status. Hr block free efile In the transactions described above, the taxable event is deferred for property that the tax-exempt entity immediately uses in an unrelated business. Hr block free efile If the parent later disposes of the property, then any gain (not in excess of the amount not recognized) is included in the parent's unrelated business taxable income. Hr block free efile If there is partial use of the assets in unrelated business, then there is partial recognition of gain or loss. Hr block free efile Property is treated as disposed if the tax-exempt entity no longer uses it in an unrelated business. Hr block free efile Losses on the transfer of assets to a tax-exempt entity are disallowed if part of a plan with a principal purpose of recognizing losses. Hr block free efile Income From Debt-Financed Property Investment income that would otherwise be excluded from an exempt organization's unrelated business taxable income (see Exclusions under Income earlier) must be included to the extent it is derived from debt-financed property. Hr block free efile The amount of income included is proportionate to the debt on the property. Hr block free efile Debt-Financed Property In general, the term “debt-financed property” means any property held to produce income (including gain from its disposition) for which there is an acquisition indebtedness at any time during the tax year (or during the 12-month period before the date of the property's disposal, if it was disposed of during the tax year). Hr block free efile It includes rental real estate, tangible personal property, and corporate stock. Hr block free efile Acquisition Indebtedness For any debt-financed property, acquisition indebtedness is the unpaid amount of debt incurred by an organization: When acquiring or improving the property, Before acquiring or improving the property if the debt would not have been incurred except for the acquisition or improvement, and After acquiring or improving the property if: The debt would not have been incurred except for the acquisition or improvement, and Incurring the debt was reasonably foreseeable when the property was acquired or improved. Hr block free efile The facts and circumstances of each situation determine whether incurring a debt was reasonably foreseeable. Hr block free efile That an organization may not have foreseen the need to incur a debt before acquiring or improving the property does not necessarily mean that incurring the debt later was not reasonably foreseeable. Hr block free efile Example 1. Hr block free efile Y, an exempt scientific organization, mortgages its laboratory to replace working capital used in remodeling an office building that Y rents to an insurance company for nonexempt purposes. Hr block free efile The debt is acquisition indebtedness since the debt, though incurred after the improvement of the office building, would not have been incurred without the improvement, and the debt was reasonably foreseeable when, to make the improvement, Y reduced its working capital below the amount necessary to continue current operations. Hr block free efile Example 2. Hr block free efile X, an exempt organization, forms a partnership with A and B. Hr block free efile The partnership agreement provides that all three partners will share equally in the profits of the partnership, each will invest $3 million, and X will be a limited partner. Hr block free efile X invests $1 million of its own funds in the partnership and $2 million of borrowed funds. Hr block free efile The partnership buys as its sole asset an office building that it leases to the public for nonexempt purposes. Hr block free efile The office building costs the partnership $24 million, of which $15 million is borrowed from Y bank. Hr block free efile The loan is secured by a mortgage on the entire office building. Hr block free efile By agreement with Y bank, X is not personally liable for payment of the mortgage. Hr block free efile X has acquisition indebtedness of $7 million. Hr block free efile This amount is the $2 million debt X incurred in acquiring the partnership interest, plus the $5 million that is X's allocable part of the partnership's debt incurred to buy the office building (one-third of $15 million). Hr block free efile Example 3. Hr block free efile A labor union advanced funds, from existing resources and without any borrowing, to its tax-exempt subsidiary title-holding company. Hr block free efile The subsidiary used the funds to pay a debt owed to a third party that was previously incurred in acquiring two income-producing office buildings. Hr block free efile Neither the union nor the subsidiary has incurred any further debt in acquiring or improving the property. Hr block free efile The union has no outstanding debt on the property. Hr block free efile The subsidiary's debt to the union is represented by a demand note on which the subsidiary makes payments whenever it has the available cash. Hr block free efile The books of the union and the subsidiary list the outstanding debt as interorganizational indebtedness. Hr block free efile Although the subsidiary's books show a debt to the union, it is not the type subject to the debt-financed property rules. Hr block free efile In this situation, the very nature of the title-holding company and the parent-subsidiary relationship shows this debt to be merely a matter of accounting between the two organizations. Hr block free efile Accordingly, the debt is not acquisition indebtedness. Hr block free efile Change in use of property. Hr block free efile   If an organization converts property that is not debt-financed property to a use that results in its treatment as debt-financed property, the outstanding principal debt on the property is thereafter treated as acquisition indebtedness. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile Four years ago a university borrowed funds to acquire an apartment building as housing for married students. Hr block free efile Last year, the university rented the apartment building to the public for nonexempt purposes. Hr block free efile The outstanding principal debt becomes acquisition indebtedness as of the time the building was first rented to the public. Hr block free efile Continued debt. Hr block free efile   If an organization sells property and, without paying off debt that would be acquisition indebtedness if the property were debt-financed property, buys property that is otherwise debt-financed property, the unpaid debt is acquisition indebtedness for the new property. Hr block free efile This is true even if the original property was not debt-financed property. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile To house its administration offices, an exempt organization bought a building using $600,000 of its own funds and $400,000 of borrowed funds secured by a pledge of its securities. Hr block free efile The office building was not debt-financed property. Hr block free efile The organization later sold the building for $1 million without repaying the $400,000 loan. Hr block free efile It used the sale proceeds to buy an apartment building it rents to the general public. Hr block free efile The unpaid debt of $400,000 is acquisition indebtedness with respect to the apartment building. Hr block free efile Property acquired subject to mortgage or lien. Hr block free efile   If property (other than certain gifts, bequests, and devises) is acquired subject to a mortgage, the outstanding principal debt secured by that mortgage is treated as acquisition indebtedness even if the organization did not assume or agree to pay the debt. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile An exempt organization paid $50,000 for real property valued at $150,000 and subject to a $100,000 mortgage. Hr block free efile The $100,000 of outstanding principal debt is acquisition indebtedness, as though the organization had borrowed $100,000 to buy the property. Hr block free efile Liens similar to a mortgage. Hr block free efile   In determining acquisition indebtedness, a lien similar to a mortgage is treated as a mortgage. Hr block free efile A lien is similar to a mortgage if title to property is encumbered by the lien for a creditor's benefit. Hr block free efile However, when state law provides that a lien for taxes or assessments attaches to property before the taxes or assessments become due and payable, the lien is not treated as a mortgage until after the taxes or assessments have become due and payable and the organization has had an opportunity to pay the lien in accordance with state law. Hr block free efile Liens similar to mortgages include (but are not limited to): Deeds of trust, Conditional sales contracts, Chattel mortgages, Security interests under the Uniform Commercial Code, Pledges, Agreements to hold title in escrow, and Liens for taxes or assessments (other than those discussed earlier in this paragraph). Hr block free efile Exception for property acquired by gift, bequest, or devise. Hr block free efile   If property subject to a mortgage is acquired by gift, bequest, or devise, the outstanding principal debt secured by the mortgage is not treated as acquisition indebtedness during the 10-year period following the date the organization receives the property. Hr block free efile However, this applies to a gift of property only if:    The mortgage was placed on the property more than 5 years before the date the organization received it, and The donor held the property for more than 5 years before the date the organization received it. Hr block free efile   This exception does not apply if an organization assumes and agrees to pay all or part of the debt secured by the mortgage or makes any payment for the equity in the property owned by the donor or decedent (other than a payment under an annuity obligation excluded from the definition of acquisition indebtedness, discussed under Debt That Is Not Acquisition Indebtedness, later). Hr block free efile   Whether an organization has assumed and agreed to pay all or part of a debt in order to acquire the property is determined by the facts and circumstances of each situation. Hr block free efile Modifying existing debt. Hr block free efile   Extending, renewing, or refinancing an existing debt is considered a continuation of that debt to the extent its outstanding principal does not increase. Hr block free efile When the principal of the modified debt is more than the outstanding principal of the old debt, the excess is treated as a separate debt. Hr block free efile Extension or renewal. Hr block free efile   In general, any modification or substitution of the terms of a debt by an organization is considered an extension or renewal of the original debt, rather than the start of a new one, to the extent that the outstanding principal of the debt does not increase. Hr block free efile   The following are examples of acts resulting in the extension or renewal of a debt: Substituting liens to secure the debt, Substituting obligees whether or not with the organization's consent, Renewing, extending, or accelerating the payment terms of the debt, and Adding, deleting, or substituting sureties or other primary or secondary obligors. Hr block free efile Debt increase. Hr block free efile   If the outstanding principal of a modified debt is more than that of the unmodified debt, and only part of the refinanced debt is acquisition indebtedness, the payments on the refinanced debt must be allocated between the old debt and the excess. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile An organization has an outstanding principal debt of $500,000 that is treated as acquisition indebtedness. Hr block free efile The organization borrows another $100,000, which is not acquisition indebtedness, from the same lender, resulting in a $600,000 note for the total obligation. Hr block free efile A payment of $60,000 on the total obligation would reduce the acquisition indebtedness by $50,000 ($60,000 x $500,000/$600,000) and the excess debt by $10,000. Hr block free efile Debt That Is Not Acquisition Indebtedness Certain debt and obligations are not acquisition indebtedness. Hr block free efile These include the following. Hr block free efile Debts incurred in performing an exempt purpose. Hr block free efile Annuity obligations. Hr block free efile Securities loans. Hr block free efile Real property debts of qualified organizations. Hr block free efile Certain Federal financing. Hr block free efile Debt incurred in performing exempt purpose. Hr block free efile   A debt incurred in performing an exempt purpose is not acquisition indebtedness. Hr block free efile For example, acquisition indebtedness does not include the debt an exempt credit union incurs in accepting deposits from its members or the debt an exempt organization incurs in accepting payments from its members to provide them with insurance, retirement, or other benefits. Hr block free efile Annuity obligation. Hr block free efile   The organization's obligation to pay an annuity is not acquisition indebtedness if the annuity meets all the following requirements. Hr block free efile It must be the sole consideration (other than a mortgage on property acquired by gift, bequest, or devise that meets the exception discussed under Property acquired subject to mortgage or lien, earlier in this chapter) issued in exchange for the property received. Hr block free efile Its present value, at the time of exchange, must be less than 90% of the value of the prior owner's equity in the property received. Hr block free efile It must be payable over the lives of either one or two individuals living when issued. Hr block free efile It must be payable under a contract that: Does not guarantee a minimum nor specify a maximum number of payments, and Does not provide for any adjustment of the amount of the annuity payments based on the income received from the transferred property or any other property. Hr block free efile Example. Hr block free efile X, an exempt organization, receives property valued at $100,000 from donor A, a male age 60. Hr block free efile In return X promises to pay A $6,000 a year for the rest of A's life, with neither a minimum nor maximum number of payments specified. Hr block free efile The amounts paid under the annuity are not dependent on the income derived from the property transferred to X. Hr block free efile The present value of this annuity is $81,156, determined from IRS valuation tables. Hr block free efile Since the value of the annuity is less than 90 percent of A's $100,000 equity in the property transferred and the annuity meets all the other requirements just discussed, the obligation to make annuity payments is not acquisition indebtedness. Hr block free efile Securities loans. Hr block free efile   Acquisition indebtedness does not include an obligation of the exempt organization to return collateral security provided by the borrower of the exempt organization's securities under a securities loan agreement (discussed under Exclusions earlier in this chapter). Hr block free efile This transaction is not treated as the borrowing by the exempt organization of the collateral furnished by the borrower (usually a broker) of the securities. Hr block free efile   However, if the exempt organization incurred debt to buy the loaned securities, any income from the securities (including income from
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Closing a Business

There is more involved in closing your business than just locking the doors. This section provides procedures for getting out of business, including what forms to file and how to handle additional revenue received or expenses you may incur.

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Hr block free efile Publication 542 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Photographs of missing children. Hr block free efile  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Hr block free efile Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Hr block free efile You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Hr block free efile Introduction This publication discusses the general tax laws that apply to ordinary domestic corporations. Hr block free efile It explains the tax law in plain language so it will be easier to understand. Hr block free efile However, the information given does not cover every situation and is not intended to replace the law or change its meaning. Hr block free efile Note. Hr block free efile This publication is not revised on an annual basis. Hr block free efile To find changes that may affect current year returns, see the instructions for your income tax return for the current year; and Changes to Current Forms and Publications at www. Hr block free efile irs. Hr block free efile gov/formspubs. Hr block free efile Comments and suggestions. Hr block free efile   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Hr block free efile   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Business, Exempt Organizations and International Forms and Publications Branch SE:W:CAR:MP:T:B 1111 Constitution Ave. Hr block free efile NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Hr block free efile Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Hr block free efile   You can email us at *taxforms@irs. Hr block free efile gov (The asterisk must be included in the address). Hr block free efile Please put “Publications Comment” on the subject line. Hr block free efile You can also send us comments at www. Hr block free efile irs. Hr block free efile gov/formspubs/. Hr block free efile Select “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications” under “Information about. Hr block free efile ” Although we cannot respond individually to each comment, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. Hr block free efile Tax questions. Hr block free efile   If you have a tax question, visit IRS. Hr block free efile gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Hr block free efile We cannot answer tax questions at either of the addresses listed above. Hr block free efile Ordering forms and publications. Hr block free efile   Visit www. Hr block free efile irs. Hr block free efile gov/formspubs to download forms and publications, call 1-800-829-3676, or write to the National Distribution Center at the address shown under How to Get Tax Help, later in this publication. Hr block free efile Additional forms. Hr block free efile   A list of other forms and statements that a corporation may need to file is included at the end of this publication. Hr block free efile Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 510 Excise Taxes (Including Fuel Tax Credits and Refunds) 535 Business Expenses 538 Accounting Periods and Methods 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 550 Investment Income and Expenses 925 Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules 946 How to Depreciate Property Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications