Benefits And Benefits Of L3c

2127 Words9 Pages
Introduction L3C is a legal form of Limited Liability Corporate which filled the gap between for-profit investment (which requires a return rate of at least 5) and non-profit investment (where return rate of 0 or 0 below is necessary). L3C’s a useful vehicle to sponsor diverse Program Related Investment to achieve the larger size of commonwealth in social benefits by collecting capital from a combination of individuals, endowments, foundations, trusts, DAFs, pension plans, nonprofits, corporations, governmental entities and other possible entities. It allows money to join free under certain operating agreement. In terms of qualification of tax-exempt status, there is a legal statement of L3C’s primary goal that the low-profit limited…show more content…
The explanation for abolishment is that L3C is unnecessary and should 3 be eliminated to streamline the act since the plain LLC with a diversity of purpose and contractual arrangements is enough to cover what an L3C needs. Back to history, the first state to authorize L3C is Vermont. In 2008, by adopting a large amount of Program Related Investments from private foundations, Vermont authorized L3C. Then also in 2008 Maine accepts L3C as a legal form of corporate. Later as a result of IRS’s delay in officially accepting L3C as a legal form, investors hesitated to invest L3Cs for it may lose the tax-exempt status. Though facing hardship, L3C was still expanding that period. In March, 2009 Illinois passed the amended law of LLC, accepting L3C. In 2010, Louisiana passed the act no.417, adding L3C in. In May, 2012, the IRS has finally passed the regulations which broaden the explanation of an acceptable PRI, legislating L3C’s tax- exempt stand. In January 11, 2013, the Secretaries of State of the 10 states and 2 federal jurisdictions that authorize L3C reported that there were 711 active L3Cs. Program related investments PRIs are ventures directly invested in for-profit business by foundations. But to qualify the tax-exempt status, these PRIs must get authorized license from
Open Document