Partnership & LLC taxation

Grappling with Schedules K-2 and K-3

John Samtoy, CPA, discusses Schedules K-2 and K-3 for passthrough entities and U.S. persons who are partners in foreign partnerships, and how tax professionals can help clients with them.

IRS offers further K-2/K-3 relief

The new schedules for returns of passthrough entities with international items have been greeted with antipathy by practitioners. The IRS provided relief Wednesday for eligible entities for tax year 2021.

Carried interest reporting FAQs and guidance posted

The IRS posted FAQs with sample worksheets and instructions for taxpayers to use when calculating and reporting certain net long-term capital gains from partnership interests held in connection with the performance of services that must be recharacterized as short-term capital gains.

Carried interests regulations are finalized

The IRS finalized proposed regulations on certain carried interests to account for changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The TCJA extended from one year to three years the holding period for making carried interests eligible for capital gain treatment.

Partnerships and S corps. can deduct state and local taxes

The IRS said it would issue proposed regulations allowing S corporations and partnerships to deduct “specified income tax payments” paid to state and local governments above the line and not as passthrough items for partners and shareholders.

Where to find December’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 

 

 

 

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