Like-Kind Classification Codes

Depreciable tangible personal property is exchanged for property of a "like-kind" under section 1031 if the property is exchanged for property of a like-kind or like class. Depreciable tangible personal property is of a like class to other depreciable tangible personal property if the exchanged properties are either within the same General Asset Class or within the same Product Class. The attached document contains both the General Asset Class (GAC) and the ("NAICS" )The standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. NAICS was developed under the auspices of the Office of Management and Budget, and adopted in 1997 to replace the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. It was developed jointly by the U.S. Economic Classification Policy Committee (ECPC), Statistics Canada, and Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geografia , to allow for a high level of comparability in business statistics among the North American countries. The NAICS Manual uses a 6-digit product classification system to describe depreciable tangible personal property. For LKE purposes, property within a product class are considered to be like-kind. Copies of the NAICS Manual may be obtained from the National Technical Information Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and may be accessed on the internet. View complete NAICS Codes online: North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes that are pertinent to tax-deferred personal property exchanges.