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ADVANCED PARTNERSHIP/LLC WORKSHOP: HOW TO DO OPTIONAL STEP-UP IN BASIS UNDER ยง754 AND RELATED PROVISIONS

This course explores the practical issues in the many instances in which a step-up in basis can create tax advantages for partners and members. This course includes case studies to illustrate the critical points.

Major Topics:

  • Identify when an election to adjust basis will be available
  • Determining when the basis adjustment must be made or may be made without an election
  • Learn how to make the calculations to determine a step-up and allocate that step-up among partnership assets
  • Examine practical examples dealing with a sale of a partnership interest and the effects of §734(b)
  • Explore the alternatives to electing a basis adjustment
  • Understand a distribution of property and when an inside basis adjustment can be considered
  • Study examples dealing with sale of assets vs. sale of partnership interests and issues with hot assets
  • Find out how to keep track of the “books” for tax preparers when the inside basis adjustment is made, and how to flow through adjustments through a tax return and K-1.
  • ...and much more!

Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish the tax consequences of a partnership interest sale and of a partnership asset distribution with and without a §754 election
  • Identify circumstances where a §754 election may be beneficial
  • Calculate the basis adjustments to individual partnership properties when a §754 election is made

Designed For: CPAs in public accounting who work extensively with LLC and partnership tax issues
Level of Knowledge: Advanced
Prerequisite: Experience in dealing with partnership and LLCs; one or more intermediate courses on partnerships and LLCs
Advanced Preparation: None
Credits: 8
Field of Study: Taxes(8)
CFP Credit: No




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