A note contributed to a partnership by an individual in exchange for an interest in the partnership was a bona fide debt.
Treasury never finalized the bulk of the regulations implementing Sec. 465, so reliance on proposed regulations issued in 1979 is the norm.
A timely election allows a married couple in business together to avoid the partnership filing rules.
This article lists the changes together, along with some unexpected nuances.
Failure to properly complete all required fields on Form 8283, including the donor’s cost or other basis, could jeopardize the entire deduction with respect to the donated property.
A taxpayer’s conservation easement deductions were denied because the easements allowed for changes in the use of the property.
The IRS issued final regulations on the centralized partnership audit regime, which generally assesses tax at the partnership level.
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.
With the repeal of technical terminations, partnerships can only terminate for U.S. federal income tax purposes if no part of any business, financial operation, or venture continues to be conducted by any of its partners.
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.
If the partnership agreement’s tax allocations do not have substantial economic effect, or if the partnership agreement is silent concerning tax allocations, the tax allocation must be made in accordance with the partners’ interests in the partnership.
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.
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.
Broad state adoption of the model statute developed by the AICPA in partnership with other major stakeholders will provide greater uniformity and increased compliance.
Because facade easements must be protected in perpetuity, a leaseholder was not allowed to claim a deduction for contributing an easement to a not-for- profit preservation corporation.
Disguised sale occurs when a partner(s) engages in a transaction that, when viewed together with a partnership, involve property and are characterized as the sale or exchange of property.
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.
A loan from an LLC member to the LLC must be structured carefully to ensure it is respected as bona fide debt.
The IRS finalized proposed regulations under Sec. 6223 on the procedures for designating a partnership representative and the authority of the partnership representative under the centralized partnership audit regime.
Married couples in business together can elect qualified joint venture status to avoid partnership filing requirements.