Terminations

Current developments in partners and partnerships

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.

Determining If a Technical Termination Occurs

To determine if an LLC terminates, the practitioner must determine whether an LLC interest was disposed of in a "sale or exchange" as defined in the Sec. 708 regulations. If so, did the sale or exchange result in 50% or more of the total interests in LLC capital and profits being sold or exchanged during a consecutive 12-month period?

Application of Sec. 704(c) to Divisions

There is no guidance addressing how Sec. 704(c) principles should apply when a partnership distributes an asset to multiple partners in a partnership division, including in an assets-over division, which may leave open two alternative approaches.

Termination of an LLC

This column reviews the determination of when an event triggers the termination of an LLC classified as a partnership

Current Developments in Partners and Partnerships

This article reviews and analyzes recent rulings and decisions involving partnerships. The discussion covers developments in partnership formation, debt and income allocations, distributions, passive activity losses, and basis adjustments.

Technical Terminations: Tangible Personal Property Depreciation Issues

Editor: Mary Van Leuven, J.D., LL.M. Technical terminations of partnerships under Sec. 708 (b)(1)(B) and its regulations create numerous issues as to the proper tax treatment of depreciable tangible property owned by the terminating partnership, particularly when changing its accounting method for such property. Under Regs. Sec. 1.708-1(b)(1)(iv), the new

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TAX REFORM

Traps for the unwary: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes

By now many of us are familiar with the various provisions of the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97. Here is a list of changes together with (perhaps) unexpected nuances.

DEDUCTIONS

Qualified business income deduction regs. and other guidance issued

The package includes final regulations, guidance on how to calculate W-2 wages, a safe-harbor rule for rental real estate businesses, and new proposed rules on the treatment of previously suspended losses.