Payments to ex-wife and divorce lawyer do not increase taxpayer’s basis in an LLC.
Contributions, Distributions & Basis
While the ability to temporarily file amended returns is welcome by many BBA partnerships, some unanswered questions remain about the consequences of doing so, and in some circumstances filing an AAR could be preferable.
The IRS issued proposed regulations under Sec. 1061, enacted by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which requires owners of certain partnership interests to hold them for three years to be eligible for capital gain treatment.
This discussion considers reasons the purchaser of a partnership may want to rethink the use of such shortcuts when estimating the federal income tax consequences associated with a Sec. 743(b) adjustment in an acquired partnership interest.
Deduction limitations of Sec. 162(m) to compensation paid by partnerships in Up-C and UPREIT structures
Proposed regulations change the paradigm for the tax treatment of compensation paid by a partnership situated below a publicly held corporation in an Up-C or UPREIT structure.
This item discusses the authority to consider when determining whether the general partner of an investment fund is engaged in a Sec. 162 trade or business.
This article discusses developments in the taxation of partnerships and partners, debt and income allocations, distributions, and basis adjustments.
This item discusses the tax basis and partnership capital accounting impacts of partner-incurred syndication costs.
Partnerships making guaranteed payments may want to consider restructuring them as priority profit allocations.
A taxpayer, who received interests in four partnerships from his father by gift or bequest, did not step into his father’s shoes with respect to interest on certain partnership loans,
The IRS agreed with the team’s position that the amounts received for the memberships do not constitute income because the team is obligated to repay the money to the “members.”
This discussion focuses on the withholding regime under the proposed regulations applicable to non-publicly traded partnerships and highlights a number of compliance and practical implications.
The proposed regulations provided much-anticipated rules for RICs with REIT income for purposes of Sec. 199A.
Aggregation may allow a taxpayer to claim a greater QBI deduction than if the wages and capital limitation was applied separately.
This article explains the tax implications of owning and selling an interest in a publicly traded partnership treated as a partnership and the tax reporting and compliance challenges that an investor in a PTP may face.
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.
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.
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.
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.