CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR

Unrelated Business: Basic Rules

*§ 24.1 INTRODUCTION TO UNRELATED BUSINESS RULES

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11.1 See § 4.5(c).

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Thus, the IRS ruled that income to be received by a private foundation on satisfaction of debts of legal fees earned by its founder, now deceased, will not be unrelated business income because the foundation will only be a passive recipient of the income; the unrelated business that was regularly carried on to generate the fees was conducted by the founder's law firm, not the foundation (Priv. Ltr. Rul. 201626004).

*§ 24.2 DEFINITION OF TRADE OR BUSINESS

*(b) Requirement of Profit Motive

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52.1 The instructions accompanying Form 990-T (see § 28.10) state: “Generally, an activity lacking a profit motive is one that is not conducted for the purpose of producing a profit or one that has consistently produced losses when both direct and indirect expenses are taken into account.”

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A similar arrangement involved a religious ...

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