Question

**1.** Wilma Clay and Nathan are equal partners in
the cousins partnership. At the end of the year, Wilma's tax basis
in her partnership interest was $14,000, clay's basis was $25,000
and Nathan’s basis $8,000. In a non-liquidating distribution, the
partnership distributed investment property to Clay with a tax
basis of $18,000 and a fair market value of $45,000.

a)How much gain must Clay recognize on receipt of the distribution?

b) What basis will he take ii the property received from the partnership?

c) What will be his remaining basis in the partnership interest?

**2.** Wayne, a one-third partner in the Count’em
partnership, received investment property worth $100,000 in
redemption (i.e, partial liquidation) of half his interest. The
partnership’s tax basis in the investment property was $48,000.
Wayne’s tax basis in his partnership interest prior to the
distribution was $40,000.

a) Will Wayne be required to recognize any gain or loss on receipt of the distribution from the partnership?

b) What will be his tax basis in the property received?

c) What will be his remaining basis in his partnership interest?

Answer #1

1.

Wilma | Clay | Nathan | |

basis | 14000 | 25000 | 8000 |

tax basis | 18000 | ||

fair market value | 45000 |

a. Clay must recognise no gain on receipt of distribution

b. Clay will take the basis of 18000 for the property received from the partnership

c. His remaining basis in the partnership interest wil be 0

2. a. No, Wayne will not be required to recognize any gain or loss on receipt of the distribution from the partnership until he sells his interest. After that, he will be required to recognise a gain of $8,000 (48000-40000).

b. His tax basis in the property received will be $40,000

c. His remaining basis in his partnership interest will be 0

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