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  • Exclusion From Partnership Rules; electing out of Sub-Chapter K Certain partnerships that do not actively conduct a business can choose to be completely or partially excluded from being treated as partnerships for federal income tax purposes. All the partners ...
    Posted Nov 4, 2012, 2:34 AM by Partner's Partner
  • Partner/Member Basis: An Introduction This discussion involves one of the most important concepts included in Subchapter K of the Internal Revenue (Partnerships). At the core of the ultimate measure of a Partner's gain ...
    Posted May 9, 2011, 4:02 AM by Partner's Partner
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  • Access to LLC/Partnership financial records; inspection of the Company's books & records Abdalla v. Qadorh-Zidan913 N.E.2d 280 (Ind. App. 2009)The Abdallas and Zidans formed five LLCs and a corporation. Each family owned 50% of each LLC, and ...
    Posted May 9, 2011, 1:40 PM by Partner's Partner
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  • "Pre"-partnership Expenditures Partnership - Audit Technique Guide - Chapter 2 - Initial Year Return Issues (Published 12-2002)In the initial year of a partnership, several Code sections limit or preclude a current deduction for ...
    Posted May 20, 2011, 9:06 PM by Partner's Partner
  • Partnership Allocations IRS Partnership - Audit Technique Guide - Chapter 6 - Partnership Allocations (Revised 12-2007)For partnership allocations to be respected they must either be made in accordance with the partners’ interests in ...
    Posted May 20, 2011, 8:55 PM by Partner's Partner
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Choice of entity

Transaction structure

Company/Partnership agreements review

Capital contributions

Partner K-1 review

Form 1065 review

IRA partners: Form 990-T

Partner distributions

Member capital accts

Member allocations

Cash Calls

Transfer of a partner's ownership interest


Income Recapture

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Single member LLCs