This article reviews and analyzes recent rulings and decisions involving partnerships. The discussion covers developments in partnership formation, income allocations, and basis adjustments
Gains & Losses
The lack of regulatory and published guidance has created uncertainty in applying Sec. 897 to determine the amount of gain attributable to a USRPI.
The health care acts, along with recently issued Treasury guidance on the applicability of the additional Medicare tax, may prompt partnerships to reevaluate the potential tax impact of the partnership's structure on their individual partners.
When a real estate venture is structured so that one partner provides the capital and the second provides operational experience, how are losses incurred by the capital partner treated?
This article reviews and analyzes recent rulings and decisions involving partnerships.
The IRS issued proposed regulations that would redefine “interest in a limited partnership as a limited partner” for purposes of determining material participation under the Sec. 469 passive loss rules.
Treating self-created customer-based intangibles as assets separate from goodwill can result in more favorable tax treatment for these intangibles. This article examines the rules regarding the separate treatment of self-created customer-based intangibles and the situations in which separate treatment may be beneficial.