Section 40-18-169


Published: 2015

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Section 40-18-169

Section 40-18-169Adjustments to earnings and profits.

(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, no adjustment shall be made to the earnings and profits of an Alabama S corporation.



(b) In the case of any transaction involving redemption, liquidation, reorganization or division of any Alabama S corporation, proper adjustment to any accumulated earnings and profits of the corporation shall be made.



(c) Subsection (a) of this section shall not apply with respect to that portion of a distribution which is treated as a dividend under subdivision (2) of subsection (c) of Section 40-18-165.



(d) Any distribution of money by a corporation with respect to its stock during a post-termination transition period shall be applied against and reduce the adjusted basis of the stock, to the extent that the amount of the distribution does not exceed the accumulated adjustments account. An Alabama S corporation may elect to have the first sentence of this subsection not apply to all distributions made during a post-termination transition period described in Section 40-18-172 but only if all the shareholders of the Alabama S corporation to whom distributions are made by the Alabama S corporation during such post-termination transition period consent to such election.

(Code 1975, §40-14-99; Acts 1984, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 84-756, p. 121, §10; Acts 1989, No. 89-837, p. 1671, §7.)