Partnership & LLC Taxation
This article reviews and analyzes recent rulings and guidance involving partnerships. The discussion covers developments in the taxation of partnerships and partners, debt and income allocations, distributions, and basis adjustments.
The form of an LLC division determines the tax treatment of any resulting LLCs.
Notice identifying syndicated conservation easement transactions as listed transactions is held invalid.
FinCEN estimates that most companies will have a simple structure that will require 90 minutes per response, but complex entry filings will require much more time.
Proposed regulations under the Corporate Transparency Act address protocols for access to beneficial owner information by authorized recipients.
The IRS announced that it will issue proposed regulations providing some relief to brokers that are required to withhold on the transfer of an interest in a publicly traded partnership (PTP) if the PTP is a foreign-traded entity.
Final regulations, issued last week, except certain partnership-related items from the regime and provide alternative rules for their examination by the IRS, as well as provide rules for the calculation of imputed underpayments.
Revised draft instructions for partnership and S corporation Schedules K-2 and K-3 contain significant changes to the requirements to qualify for the domestic filing exception for filing and furnishing the 2022 schedules.
In Musselwhite, T.C. Memo. 2022-57, the Tax Court held that a taxpayer’s losses from the sale of four lots (real property) were ordinary in nature, as opposed to capital.
Interests in publicly traded partnerships (PTPs) can be a valuable part of an investor’s portfolio, but because these investments are partnership interests, the tax reporting for them can be complex, and losses passed through by PTPs may be limited. This article discusses the tax compliance and loss limitation issues involved with, and tax planning considerations for, holding interests in PTPs.
With certain restructuring transactions, careful consideration is needed to prevent the transaction from being deemed a disguised sale.
An LLC member’s distributive share of LLC income and loss from a trade or business is generally subject to self-employment tax, raising several issues around guaranteed payments, retirement payments, rental income, and members who are employees of the LLC.
This item discusses the complexities encountered when working with partnership allocations under a target capital structured operating agreement.
The owners of an LLC may be tempted to have the LLC elect to be treated as an S corporation for federal tax purposes. However, there are a host of issues that should be considered before making this move. In this article, the authors discuss 10 reasons why it may not be beneficial for an LLC to make an S corporation election.
This item discusses how to request modification of an imputed underpayment.
Twenty-nine states have enacted a passthrough entity tax as a possible workaround to the federal state and local tax deduction cap.
Final regulations issued by the IRS and Treasury allow a Sec. 754 election statement to be submitted without a partner’s signature.
Delinquent partnership returns are ‘filed’ when they are delivered by the requested method to and received by an IRS official authorized to receive such returns;
Practitioners may face a difficult analysis in helping their clients understand their possible PTE election opportunities.
For certain partners, the presumed preference for receiving a distributive share of income (including a priority profit allocation) may need further evaluation to determine how it coordinates with various international tax provisions.