Partnership Taxation

Centralized partnership audit rules proposed

The IRS released a package of proposed provisions that will apply to the recently enacted centralized audit regime that generally assesses and collects tax at the partnership level.

Return due dates changed in highway funding bill

The federal highway funding extension bill passed by Congress contains several tax provisions, including changing the due dates for partnership, S corporation, and corporate tax returns, a provision the AICPA has long advocated.

IRS disagrees with Tax Court on partners’ COD exclusion

The IRS will not acquiesce to Tax Court decisions allowing general partners who guaranteed the debt of their partnership and were not in bankruptcy in their individual capacity to exclude from gross income cancellation-of-debt (COD) income arising from a Title 11 bankruptcy proceeding of the partnership.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.