5 PAGE ESSAY ACCOUNTING AND TAX LAWS

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Goldfish partnership has 3 partners, Susan, Tina, and Vivian. Each partner has a basis in her partnership interest of $200,000. In the current year, Susan receives a liquidating distribution including $60,000 in cash and $120,000 in unrealized receivables. Susan takes a zero basis in the unrealized receivables. Will Susan recognize a capital loss on this liquidation and if so, what is the amount? Explain the tax treatment in language a non-accountant business person would understand.
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Submission Requirements
Be      sure to discuss and reference concepts taken from the assigned textbook      reading and relevant research.
Support      your paper with at least 4-6 tax, scholarly, legislative, or court      references (of which the textbook may be one). Your paper should be 5      pages in length and conform to Strict APA format.
Include at least four scholarly references in addition to the course textbook.
Chapters 21 & 22 in South-Western Federal Taxation 2019
Recognition and Character of Gain or Loss on Sale or Exchange, 26 U.S. Code § 741
Unrealized Receivables and Inventory Items, 26 U.S. Code § 751
Tax Imposed on Certain Built-in Gains, 26 U.S. Code § 1374
Lenok, D. (2017). How cold assets can help keep others hot. Wealth Management.
Luscombe, M. A. (2018). Tax trends: Passthrough entities and tax reform. Taxes, 96(2), 3-4
Certain stock purchases treated as asset acquisitions, 26 U.S. Code § 338 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Deduction and recapture of certain mining explorations expenditures, 26 U.S. Code § 617 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Definitions and special Rules, 26 U.S. Code § 1283 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Disposition gain representing accrued market discount treated as ordinary income, 26 U.S. Code § 1276 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Effect of election on corporation, 26 U.S. Code § 1363 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Election; revocation; termination, 26 U.S. Code § 1362 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Elections and contests, 26 CFR § 1.1362-6 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Extent of recognition of gain or loss on distribution, 26 U.S. Code § 731 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Gain from certain sales or exchanges of stock in certain foreign corporations, 26 U.S. Code § 1248 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Gain from dispositions of certain depreciable property, 26 U.S. Code § 1245 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Gain from dispositions of certain depreciable realty, 26 U.S. Code § 1250 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Gain from disposition of farm land, 26 U.S. Code § 1252 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Gain from disposition of interest in oil, gas, geothermal, or other mineral properties, 26 U.S. Code § 1254 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Partner’s distributive share, 26 U.S. Code § 704 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Partner’s share of nonrecourse liabilities, 26 CFR § 1.752-3 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Recognition of precontribution gain in case of certain distributions to contributing partner, 26 U.S. Code § 737 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
S corporation defined, 26 U.S. Code § 1361 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Special rule, 26 CFR § 1.752-4 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Taxation of DISC income to shareholders, 26 U.S. Code § 995 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Tax imposed on certain built-in gains, 26 U.S. Code § 1374 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Transfers of franchises, trademarks, and trade names, 26 U.S. Code § 1253 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Treatment of partnership liabilities, 26 CFR §1.752-1 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.
Unrealized receivables and inventory items, 26 U.S. Code § 751 (n.d.). Retrieved from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint database.