Reporting & Filing Requirements

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.

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.

Issues and considerations in appointing a partnership representative

This item discusses issues partnerships and their advisers should consider when designating a PR or DI, accounting for the potential for conflicts of interest, whether and to what extent limitations can be placed on the PR or DI, and how these roles differ dramatically from that of the TMP.

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.