S Corporation, Partnership & LLC Taxation

Carried interest reporting FAQs and guidance posted

The IRS posted FAQs with sample worksheets and instructions for taxpayers to use when calculating and reporting certain net long-term capital gains from partnership interests held in connection with the performance of services that must be recharacterized as short-term capital gains.

Navigating the new Schedules K-2 and K-3

Schedule K-2 will report the partnership/S corporation–level activity attached to a flowthrough return, while Schedule K-3 will be provided to each partner or shareholder and report its proportionate amount for each item.

The Sec. 1061 capital interest exception and its impact on hedge funds

A hedge fund manager may be required to maintain separate tracking of a single partnership interest into several buckets to avoid the negative tax consequences of the short-term capital gain treatment of assets held from one to three years under Sec. 1061 for certain partnerships on the economic return of their invested capital.

When does a partnership terminate under Sec. 708?

It can be difficult to determine whether a partnership that retains de minimis assets or performs administrative functions during its winding-up period terminates, particularly if such activities cross tax years.

Current developments in S corporations

This update on recent developments in taxation relating to S corporations includes cases and rulings on eligible terminated S corporations, S corporation income and losses, the one-class-of-stock requirement, and other issues.

Using a family LLC for estate planning

LLCs can help families achieve key business and tax objectives, while also providing liability protection and concentrating management power in the hands of less than all of the owners.

Tax Insider Articles

DEDUCTIONS

Business meal deductions after the TCJA

This article discusses the history of the deduction of business meal expenses and the new rules under the TCJA and the regulations and provides a framework for documenting and substantiating the deduction.

TAX RELIEF

Quirks spurred by COVID-19 tax relief

This article discusses some procedural and administrative quirks that have emerged with the new tax legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance related to COVID-19.