2010 Code of Virginia
Title 55 - PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCES.
Chapter 15.1 - Uniform Principal and Income Act (55-277.1 thru 55-277.33)
55-277.27 - Transfers from income to principal for depreciation.
§ 55-277.27. Transfers from income to principal for depreciation.
A. In this section, "depreciation" means a reduction in value due to wear, tear, decay, corrosion, or gradual obsolescence of a fixed asset having a useful life of more than one year.
B. A trustee may transfer to principal a reasonable amount of the net cash receipts from a principal asset that is subject to depreciation, but may not transfer any amount for depreciation:
1. Of that portion of real property used or available for use by a beneficiary as a residence or of tangible personal property held or made available for the personal use or enjoyment of a beneficiary;
2. During the administration of a decedent's estate; or
3. Under this section if the trustee is accounting under § 55-277.12 for the business or activity in which the asset is used.
C. An amount transferred to principal need not be held as a separate fund.
(1999, c. 975.)
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