Liquidating limited partnerships
Distributions, usually liquidating distributions, are important components of major partnership restructurings, including divisions, mergers, incorporations, and changes in legal form. Transfers After December 14, 1999 (1) Allocations Between Asset Classes (2) Allocations Within Asset Classes (3) Increases (4) Decreases (5) Special Rule for Stock of Corporate Partners: 755(c) (6) Requirement that Difference Between Value and Basis Be Reduced b. Timing of Basis Adjustments Caused by Liquidation of Partner's Interest 4. As with all other aspects of partnership taxation, the dual nature of a partnership for tax purposes — as at times an aggregation of its partners, and at times an entity — complicates the discussion, particularly because no one, including the author, has been able to articulate a comprehensive statement of when the aggregate, and when the entity, aspect should predominate. Payments in Respect of Partnership Property - Section 736(b) (1) Definition of 736(b) Payments (2) Valuation of a Partner's Interest in Partnership Property (3) Tax Consequences of 736(b) Payments (4) Section 736(b) Payments Attributable to 751 Property (5) Section 736(b) Payments - Effects on Partnership (6) Series of 736(b) Payments b. Determination of Amount Includible in Gross Estate 1. Death of a Partner - Tax Considerations Other Than Section 736 Introductory Material A. Allocation of Payments Between 736(a) and 736(b) d. Payments Other Than 736(b) Payments - 736(a) (1) Definition of 736(a) Payments (2) Tax Consequences of 736(a) Payments (a) Distributive Share of Partnership Income (b) Guaranteed Payments c. Liquidation of a Partnership Interest for Property E. Payments for Goodwill (1) Post January 5, 1993 Withdrawals (2) Payments For Goodwill For Which 736(b)(2) Applies 2.
To view this Portfolio, take a free trial to Bloomberg Tax Bloomberg Tax This Portfolio is available with a subscription to Bloomberg Tax, a comprehensive research solution including over 500 Tax Management Portfolios, practice tools, primary sources and timely news. 716-2nd, Partnerships — Current and Liquidating Distributions; Death or Retirement of a Partner, provides a detailed discussion of the tax consequences of distributions by partnerships to partners, including those arising from distributions of a partner's share of the results of partnership operations, and other distributions by the partnership that do not result in termination of the distributee's interest in the partnership even though accompanied by a change in the distributee's and remaining partners' shares of capital or profits and losses, whether in money or property — all called current distributions — and distributions of money or property on the withdrawal of a partner whether on death or withdrawal — called liquidating distributions. Part I concludes with a brief discussion of the general anti-abuse regulations. Distribution to Contributing Partner - Section 737 C. Part II discusses the principles applicable to all distributions — current and liquidating — including distinguishing between them — and the general principles for nonrecognition of gain or loss on distributions of partnership property in kind, and the effect of partnership liability shifts as part of distributions. Liquidating distributions may be accompanied by other retirement payments that do not represent consideration for the withdrawing partner's interest in partnership property, and may be deferred compensation, or other claims against past or future partnership income. Distribution of Property Subject to a 743(b) Basis Adjustment D. When the withdrawal is a result of death, there may be other collateral income and transfer tax consequences. Allocation of Section 734(b) Adjustment Among Partnership Assets a.