(a) Sale or exchange of certain distributed property
(1) Unrealized receivables
Gain or loss on the disposition by a distributee partner of unrealized receivables (as defined in section
751(c)) distributed by a partnership, shall be considered as ordinary income or as ordinary loss, as the case may be.
(2) Inventory items
Gain or loss on the sale or exchange by a distributee partner of inventory items (as defined in section
751(d)) distributed by a partnership shall, if sold or exchanged within 5 years from the date of the distribution, be considered as ordinary income or as ordinary loss, as the case may be.
(b) Holding period for distributed property
In determining the period for which a partner has held property received in a distribution from a partnership (other than for purposes of subsection (a)(2)), there shall be included the holding period of the partnership, as determined under section
1223, with respect to such property.
(c) Special rules
(1) Waiver of holding periods contained in section
For purposes of this section, section
751(d) (defining inventory item) shall be applied without regard to any holding period in section
(2) Substituted basis property
(A) In general
If any property described in subsection (a) is disposed of in a nonrecognition transaction, the tax treatment which applies to such property under such subsection shall also apply to any substituted basis property resulting from such transaction. A similar rule shall also apply in the case of a series of nonrecognition transactions.
(B) Exception for stock in C corporation
Subparagraph (A) shall not apply to any stock in a C corporation received in an exchange described in section
1976—Subsec. (a)(1), (2). Pub. L. 94–455substituted “as ordinary income or as ordinary loss, as the case may be” for “gain or loss from the sale or exchange of property other than a capital asset”.
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–34applicable to sales, exchanges, and distributions after Aug. 5, 1997, but not applicable to any sale or exchange pursuant to a written binding contract in effect on June 8, 1997, and at all times thereafter before such sale or exchange, see section 1062(c) ofPub. L. 105–34, set out as a note under section
724 of this title.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
Section 74(d)(2) ofPub. L. 98–369provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (b) [amending this section] shall apply to property distributed after March 31, 1984, in taxable years ending after such date.”
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 94–455effective for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1976, see section 1901(d) ofPub. L. 94–455, set out as a note under section
2 of this title.
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