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Form 5227 - Split-Interest Trust Information Return

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Split-Interest Trust Information Return. Form 5227

Use Form 5227, Split-Interest Trust Information Return, to:

  -- to report the financial activities of a split-interest trust described in section 4947(a)(2); and to determine whether the trust is treated as a private foundation and is subject to the excise taxes under Chapter 42.

A charitable remainder annuity trust or unitrust is exempt from federal income tax for any tax year if it:

  • Was created after July 31, 1969, and
  • Has no unrelated business taxable income for the tax year.

Even though the trust is exempt from federal income tax, it must file Form 5227 each year.


From Fedforms.Gov:
"Certain charitable remainder trusts, pooled income funds, and charitable lead trusts use Form 5227 to report financial activities of a split-interest trust and to determine whether the trust is treated as a private foundation subject to excise taxes."


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