New York Consolidated Laws, Estates, Powers and Trusts Law - EPT § 11-A-5.3 Transfers from income to principal for depreciation
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(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 11-A-4.3 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.
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