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Code of Virginia
Title 64.2. Wills, Trusts, and Fiduciaries
Chapter 10.1. Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act
2/3/2023

§ 64.2-1045. Applicable value.

A. A unitrust policy must provide the method for determining the fair market value of an asset for the purpose of determining the unitrust amount, including:

1. The frequency of valuing the asset, which need not require a valuation in every period; and

2. The date for valuing the asset in each period in which the asset is valued.

B. Except as otherwise provided in subdivision B 2 of § 64.2-1047, a unitrust policy may provide methods for determining the amount of the net fair market value of the trust to take into account in determining the applicable value, including:

1. Obtaining an appraisal of an asset for which fair market value is not readily available;

2. Exclusion of specific assets or groups or types of assets;

3. Other exceptions or modifications of the treatment of specific assets or groups or types of assets;

4. Identification and treatment of cash or property held for distribution;

5. Use of:

a. An average of fair market values over a stated number of preceding periods; or

b. Another mathematical blend of fair market values over a stated number of preceding periods;

6. A limit on how much the applicable value of all assets, groups of assets, or individual assets may increase over:

a. The corresponding applicable value for the preceding period; or

b. A mathematical blend of applicable values over a stated number of preceding periods;

7. A limit on how much the applicable value of all assets, groups of assets, or individual assets may decrease below:

a. The corresponding applicable value for the preceding period; or

b. A mathematical blend of applicable values over a stated number of preceding periods;

8. The treatment of accrued income and other features of an asset that affect value; and

9. Determining the liabilities of the trust, including treatment of liabilities to conform with the treatment of assets under subdivisions 1 through 8.

2022, c. 354.

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