IRS Tax News – IRS reevaluating active trade or business requirement for spinoffs
The IRS announced that it is reviewing its approach to the active trade or business requirement that must be met for a five-year period for a business to qualify for a tax-free spinoff under Sec. 355 and, as a result, is suspending two revenue rulings, Rev. Ruls. 57-464 and 57-492, in which it previously ruled on the topic.
Source: IRS Tax News – IRS reevaluating active trade or business requirement for spinoffs