26 CFR § 1.1061-1 - Section 1061 definitions.
Applicable Partnership Interest (API) means any interest in a partnership which, directly or indirectly, is transferred to (or is held by) an Owner Taxpayer or Passthrough Taxpayer in connection with the performance of substantial services by the Owner Taxpayer or by a Passthrough Taxpayer, or by any Related Person, including services performed as an employee, in any ATB unless an exception in § 1.1061-3 applies. For purposes of defining an API under this section and section 1061 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), an interest in a partnership also includes any financial instrument or contract, the value of which is determined in whole or in part by reference to the partnership (including the amount of partnership distributions, the value of partnership assets, or the results of partnership operations). An Owner Taxpayer and a Passthrough Taxpayer can hold an API directly or indirectly through one or more Passthrough Entities.
Applicable Trade or Business (ATB) means any activity for which the ATB Activity Test with respect to Specified Actions is met, and includes all Specified Actions taken by Related Persons, including combining activities occurring in separate partnership tiers or entities as one ATB.
ATB Activity Test has the meaning provided in § 1.1061-2(b)(1).
Capital Interest Allocations means, with respect to a partnership, allocations of long-term capital gain or loss made under the partnership agreement to an API Holder and to Unrelated Non-Service Partners based on such partners' capital contributed with respect to the partnership to the extent such allocations otherwise meet the requirements of § 1.1061-3(c). With respect to other Passthrough Entities, the principles of this definition apply.
Capital Interest Disposition Amount has the meaning provided in § 1.1061-3(c)(4).
Capital Interest Gains and Losses has the meaning provided in § 1.1061-3(c)(2).
Distributed API Property means property distributed by a Passthrough Entity to an API Holder with respect to an API if the holding period, as determined under sections 735 and 1223, in the API Holder's hands is three years or less at the time of disposition of the property by the API Holder.
Investing or Developing Actions means actions involving either -
One Year Gain Amount has the meaning provided in § 1.1061-4(a)(2)(i).
Owner Taxpayer means the person subject to Federal income tax on net gain with respect to an API or an Indirect API during the taxable year, including an owner of a Passthrough Taxpayer unless the owner of the Passthrough Taxpayer is a Passthrough Entity itself or is excepted under § 1.1061-3(a), (b), or (d).
Recharacterization Amount has the meaning provided in § 1.1061-4(a)(1).
Section 1061(d) Recharacterization Amount has the meaning provided in § 1.1061-5(c).
Section 1061(d) Related Person has the meaning provided in § 1.1061-5(e).
Section 1061 Regulations means the provisions of this section and §§ 1.1061-2 through 1.1061-6.
Specified Assets means -
(ii) Commodities (as defined in section 475(e)(2));
(iii) Real estate held for rental or investment;
Three Year Gain Amount has the meaning provided in § 1.1061-4(a)(2)(ii).
(i) Realized if those assets were disposed of for fair market value in a taxable transaction on the relevant date; and
Unrelated Non-Service Partners means partners who do not (and did not) provide services in the Relevant ATB and who are not (and were not) Related Persons with respect to any API Holder in the partnership or any person who provides or has provided services in the Relevant ATB.
(b) Applicability date. The provisions of this section apply to taxable years of Owner Taxpayers and Passthrough Entities beginning on or after January 19, 2021. An Owner Taxpayer or Passthrough Entity may choose to apply this section to a taxable year beginning after December 31, 2017, provided that they consistently apply the Section 1061 Regulations in their entirety to that year and all subsequent years.
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