The Section 754 Election and Related Adjustments to Inside Basis of Partnership Assets (754E)

Michael J. Tucker, JD, CPA , Lance Weiss, CPA, CVA, Edward Renn, Esq.
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  • Basic
  • Taxes
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Tax practitioners can find the Section 754 election and related adjustments particularly challenging from a technical perspective. This program discusses when and how to make the Section 754 election and the mechanics for adjusting the inside basis of assets under Sections 734(b) and 743(b). The course will focus on how the Section 754 election works in the context of a business sale/acquisition and discuss the adjustments that follow upon the distribution of partnership property.

Major Topics:

  • Purpose of a Section 754 election inside and outside basis
  • How to make a Section 754 election
  • Asking the IRS to revoke a Section 754 election
  • When a Section 754 election is economically advantageous
  • Mechanics of Section 743(b) and 734(b) adjustments
  • Journal entries relating to Section 743(b) and 734(b) adjustments
  • Positive and negative basis adjustments

Learning Objectives

Make adjustments when a Section 754 election is in effect

Tax practitioners who will be advising clients regarding the making of a 754 election; and tax practitioners who will be making adjustments under Section 743(b) or Section 734(b)





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