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Use IRS Form 8082 to Report An Incorrectly Issued K1

This post address how to use IRS Form 8082 to report an incorrectly issued K1. The lesson learned is that you always start by requesting in writing that a corrected K1 be issued. I've been working a very complicated file

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Posted in 1231 Exchange, Asset Classification, Audit Reconsideration, Business Income, Capital Loss, Distributions, IRS Appeal, IRS Audit, IRS Collections, IRS Enforcement, K1, Partnership, Passive Activity, Sub-chapter S, Tax Guidance & Preparation, Tax Problems & Requests, Uncertain Tax Position

Tax Implications of Installment Sales

More and more taxpayers it seems are finding themselves compelled to engage in a structured installment sale of closely held business assets or rental real estate and I couldn't help but notice that there are some common misconceptions about the

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Posted in 1031 Exchange, 1231 Exchange, Installment Agreement, Tax Deductible Expenses, Tax Guidance & Preparation

Tax Implication of Publicly Traded Partnerships: Why Purveyors or the US Tax Code Snarl at Investment Brokers

The Perturbing New Treatment of Patents Under the Tax Cut & Jobs Act (TCJA)

Tax Implication of Publicly Traded Partnerships: Why Purveyors or the US Tax Code Snarl at Investment Brokers. My friend Roger Botterbusch recently put together a most excellent presentation on the tax implications of owning Publicly Traded Partnerships (PTPs), also commonly referred

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Posted in 1031 Exchange, 1231 Exchange, Capital Gain, Capital Loss, Investment Income, Like/Kind Exchange, Limited Partnership, Partnership, Passive Activity, Tax Guidance & Preparation

Investor or Trader

I have another new client who is a day trader and wow is he good at it! Even though he has another job he makes so much more money as a trader that this ultimately is his primary vocation. The

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Posted in 1031 Exchange, 1231 Exchange, Business Expense, Business Income, Capital Gain, Capital Loss, Income, Investment Income, Mark to Market, Self Employ, Small Business, Tax Deductible Expenses

Tax Treatment of IRC 351 Nonrecognition Transactions aka Corporate Reorganizations

Check out the following 5 lessons I learned this week regarding IRC 351 nonrecognition transactions: 1. The basis assigned to stock received generally is the same as the basis in the property transferred to the corporation. If however you also

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Posted in 1031 Exchange, 1231 Exchange, Basis, Capital Gain, Capital Loss, Like/Kind Exchange, Sub-chapter S, Uncertain Tax Position

Determining Tax Basis and Holding Period for Non Passive Activities

The Perturbing New Treatment of Patents Under the Tax Cut & Jobs Act (TCJA)

Determining Tax Basis and Holding Period for Non Passive Activities is one of those 'Secrets of the Golden Flower' that seems to be both completely esoteric and yet oh so real at the same time. Let's take a closer look

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Posted in 1031 Exchange, 1231 Exchange, Asset Classification, Basis, Capital Gain, Capital Loss, Cost Basis, Tax Guidance & Preparation

Reporting Involuntary Conversion of Business Property IRC 1231

Business Entity Selection and the Tax Consequences of Converting

Generally when §1231 gains exceed §1231 losses during the year, the net §1231 gain is taxed as a long-term capital gain. However, if there are nonrecaptured §1231 losses from prior years, the net §1231 gain is taxed as ordinary income

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