2019 Maine Revised Statutes
TITLE 18-C: PROBATE CODE
Article 7: TRUST ADMINISTRATION
Part 4: UNIFORM PRINCIPAL AND INCOME ACT OF 1997
Subpart 5: ALLOCATION OF DISBURSEMENTS DURING ADMINISTRATION OF TRUST
18-C §7-464. Transfers from income to reimburse principal

§7-464. Transfers from income to reimburse principal

1.  Transfer to reimburse or provide reserve.  If a trustee makes or expects to make a principal disbursement described in this section, the trustee may transfer an appropriate amount from income to principal in one or more accounting periods to reimburse principal or to provide a reserve for future principal disbursements.  

[PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

2.  Applicable principal disbursement.  Principal disbursements to which subsection 1 applies include the following, but only to the extent that the trustee has not been and does not expect to be reimbursed by a 3rd party:  

A. An amount chargeable to income but paid from principal because it is unusually large, including extraordinary repairs;   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

B. A capital improvement to a principal asset, whether in the form of changes to an existing asset or the construction of a new asset, including special assessments;   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

C. Disbursements made to prepare property for rental, including tenant allowances, leasehold improvements and broker's commissions;   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

D. Periodic payments on an obligation secured by a principal asset to the extent that the amount transferred from income to principal for depreciation is less than the periodic payments; and   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

E. Disbursements described in section 7-462, subsection 1, paragraph G.   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

[PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

3.  Successive income interest.  If the asset whose ownership gives rise to the disbursements becomes subject to a successive income interest after an income interest ends, a trustee may continue to transfer amounts from income to principal as provided in subsection 1.  

[PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY

PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW). PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. F, §1 (AFF). PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).

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