Contributions, Distributions & Basis

Current developments in S corporations

This update on recent developments in taxation relating to S corporations includes cases and rulings on eligible shareholders, electing small business trusts, inadvertent S election terminations, and other issues, as well as changes made by the TCJA.

Current developments in partners and partnerships

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.

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 withdrawn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.

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.

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.