This article reviews and analyzes recent rulings and decisions involving partnerships and discusses developments in partnership formation, debt and income allocations, distributions, and basis adjustments.
Contributions, Distributions & Basis
The IRS concluded that a taxpayer was not permitted to aggregate the S corporations with the partnership for the purpose of applying the at-risk rules of Sec. 465.
The passthrough of S corporation losses to the extent of the shareholder’s basis in his or her stock and debt can be beneficial, but the resulting reduced basis debt may lead to taxable income on repayment of the debt.
A taxpayer’s amended returns sufficiently apprised the IRS of inconsistencies between the amended returns and the returns filed by the bankruptcy trustee of his wholly owned S corporation.
This article discusses who qualifies to take the credit, how to make the election, the calculation and allocation of the credit, and how to report it.
This item discusses how a back-to-back loan is a viable option for shareholders who want to increase their debt basis in an S corporation.
Depending on how a taxpayer’s ownership is structured, the sale of a partnership interest can have a Sec. 280G impact on partners or members that are C corporations.
Lender Management contended that its activities met the test for an active trade or business under guidelines.
This discussion gives a historical perspective of the treatment of the sale of a partnership interest and the changes enacted as part of the TCJA.
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.
Individuals, partnerships, or other noncorporate entities that could not benefit from a Sec. 338(h)(10) election may be able to qualify for a Sec. 336(e) election.
The IRS announced that S corporations are subject to the new extended three-year holding period applicable to carried interests.
The new deduction allows certain business owners to keep pace with the significant corporate tax cut provided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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.
Loans among related entities were not bona fide indebtedness that would give rise to debt basis in an S corporation for the shareholder.
Publicly traded partnerships can present challenges for reporting.
The IRS announced that the new three-year holding period for carried interests applies to S corporations as well as partnerships.
This article reviews and analyzes recent law changes as well as rulings and decisions involving partnerships.
Before a partnership files for bankruptcy, a financial professional should assess the nature of its debts.
A CCA memorandum addressed the allocation of partnership losses where certain partners had negative capital account balances.