Partnership Taxation: What You Should Know About Section 754 Elections

Posted by admin on Oct 15, 2019 4:11:44 PM

A Section 754 election can be a favorable tax efficiency tool that is unique to partnerships (as compared to corporations).  However, the complexity, administrative burden and changing economic environment should always be considered carefully.  Every general partner of a partnership should be aware of these rules and their implications.

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The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in Practice: How Does Section 199A, the Qualified Business Income Deduction, Affect Investment Companies?

Posted by admin on Jul 25, 2019 1:46:26 PM

This post is the second in a three-part series that examines implications of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for the investment management industry.  Part One introduced the Section 199A deduction and its impact on the investment management industry. Part Three will examine the deduction and C Corporation to S Corporation transitions.  Feel free to be in touch with Matt Romano, tax partner, with questions about how these complex new tax developments affect you and your business.

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Qualified Opportunity Fund Update: Frequently Asked Questions About the Latest Round of Proposed IRS Regulations

Posted by admin on Jul 19, 2019 3:47:00 PM

On April 17, 2019, Treasury and the IRS issued a second round of proposed regulations, which significantly addressed many of the questions that existed with respect to the operation of a Qualified Opportunity Fund (“QOF”).  Below is a discussion about the main provisions of the new proposed regulations that would impact managers and advisors of a QOF.  Additional references are made to the statute (IRC section 1400Z-2) as well as the first round of regulations (issued on October 19, 2018).

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