The new deduction allows certain business owners to keep pace with the significant corporate tax cut provided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Expenses & Deductions
Investors in a partnership were not entitled to deduct credits because the investment transaction was structured solely to facilitate the purchase of the credits.
Tax Court held that amounts passthrough business entities paid to a purported insurance company they owned were not premiums paid for insurance contracts and not deductible.
Some unique issues can arise when computing the domestic production activities deduction for a passthrough entity.
Final regulations were issued on S corporation shareholder basis of indebtedness of the S corporation to the shareholder only if the indebtedness is bona fide and on the deductibility of startup expenditures and organizational expenses for partnerships following a termination of a partnership.
The IRS issued proposed regulations aimed at preventing partnerships from using technical terminations to accelerate their deductions of startup and organizational expenses.
Despite the widespread use of single-member LLCs, some confusion still exists regarding the tax treatment of the initial expenditures to form and operate this type of entity.
The IRS issued final regulations (T.D. 9542) governing elections by individual taxpayers, corporations, and partnerships to deduct start-up expenses or organizational expenditures.
The Sec. 179D deduction available for building designers has unexpected consequences for design firms structured as passthrough entities.
The IRS issued final regulations governing elections by individual taxpayers, corporations and partnerships to deduct startup expenses or organizational expenditures.