Partnership Taxation is a textbook designed for graduate tax students and advanced law and accounting students, as well as lawyers and accountants. It provides a thorough and sophisticated look at this important area of tax law for closely held businesses operating in the U.S. Classification, formation, operation, and liquidation of partnerships are covered, as are several important associated topics. Each chapter contains sophisticated questions designed to thoroughly test students' understanding. LLCs are the dominant business form for closely held businesses in the US and are typically taxed as partnerships; accordingly, LLCs receive special attention.
The fifth edition contains two new chapters. Chapter 17 contains legislative updates and a detailed discussion of non-Subchapter K provisions that are relevant to partnership taxation. Chapter 18 contains a detailed discussion of the complex area of partnership debt workouts. The authors provide perspectives from both private practice and academia.