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Bulk Sale

The sale of a large number of real estate properties at the same time as if they were one unit. The properties are not connected and usually have nothing in common except that they are sold in the same transaction. Bulk sales developed as a way to divest oneself of a real estate investment.
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bulk sale

Transfer of all or substantially all the assets of a business. Some states have bulk sales laws requiring notice to creditors before any such sales,so that a debtor may not liquidate all assets, pocket the money,and leave creditors holding the bag.

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The Department of Taxation and Finance's (DTF) bulk sale notification requirements provide the acquirer with options that may alleviate successor liability for these taxes.
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While most states have repealed UCC Article 6,Arizona, California, Indiana, Virginia and the District of Columbia have adopted Revised Article 6, and the remaining states have retained original UCC Article 6.This lack of uniformity among the states and the need to determine which state law applies to a bulk sale has caused confusion and requires creditors and purchasers in bulk sale transactions to be especially diligent about the manner in which the original and revised versions of UCC Article 6 regulate bulk sales.
There is precedent in the federal tax area for treating a bulk sale of inventory as other than income in the ordinary course of business.
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The company said that as previously reported, the financial results for the second quarter were adversely impacted by a USD48.7m pre-tax loss on a bulk sale of assets, a USD12.9m pre-tax other-than-temporary impairment on Puerto Rico Government securities, and pre-tax costs of USD2.6m related to the conversion of loan and deposit accounts acquired from Doral Bank to the FirstBank systems completed in the second quarter.
of Youngstown, Ohio holding has completed the bulk sale of a substantial amount of the bank's troubled loans, along with other assets, to an unrelated party.
In a private letter ruling released January 14, 2011, the IRS allowed a bulk sale exception to the retailer exclusion, allowing an oil and gas company to claim percentage depletion.
The investors paid $16.7 million, or $248 per square foot, in a series of linked transactions, marking the 33rd bulk sale in Miami in the past 18 months and a nearly 40 percent discount to the average recorded prices of $416 per square foot on the open market.
E&Y expects to assist CHAMC to market NPLs through a bulk sale, a real estate portfolio sale, investment in state-owned enterprises (debt or equity) and an asset-servicing contract in conjunction with an international asset manager.