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 §7-465. Income taxes

§7-465. Income taxes

1.  Tax based on receipts allocated to income.  A tax required to be paid by a trustee based on receipts allocated to income must be paid from income.  

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

2.  Tax based on receipts allocated to principal.  A tax required to be paid by a trustee based on receipts allocated to principal must be paid from principal, even if the tax is called an income tax by the taxing authority.  

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

3.  Tax on trust's share of entity's taxable income.  A tax required to be paid by a trustee on the trust's share of an entity's taxable income must be paid:  

A. From income to the extent that receipts from the entity are allocated only to income;   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

B. From principal to the extent that receipts from the entity are allocated only to principal;   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

C. Proportionately from principal and income to the extent that receipts from the entity are allocated to both income and principal; and   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

D. From principal to the extent that the tax exceeds the total receipts from the entity.   [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).]

4.  Adjustments because of deduction for payments to beneficiary.  After applying subsections 1 to 3, the trustee shall adjust income or principal receipts to the extent that the trust's taxes are reduced because the trust receives a deduction for payments made to a beneficiary.  

[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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