Passthroughs

Disguised-sale partnership regs. withdrawn

The IRS announced that it was withdrawing temporary regulations on the treatment of partnership liabilities for disguised-sale purposes and proposing to reinstate the old rules.

Allocating LLC recourse debts

Regulations remove basis benefit for an LLC member when circumstances indicate a plan to circumvent or avoid debt payment obligation.

The function of basis

A partner’s basis is key to determining the application of loss limitations and the recognition of gain or loss on partnership distributions and dispositions of partnership interests.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Tax software survey

Our annual survey offers a look at how CPAs judged their tax preparation software in a wide range of types of practices.

NEWS

Congress enacts tax reform

Here are many of the most important provisions in the new law that affect both individual taxpayers and businesses. All changes were effective Jan. 1, 2018, except as noted.