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    Partnership Liquidation: Deficit Capital Balance

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    In a partnership liquidation, what happens if one or more partners report a deficit capital balance?

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    First let me start by explaining to you what is a partnership. A partnership as defined by the IRS as, "a relationship that exists between two or more persons who join to carry on a trade or business. Each person contributes money, property, labor or skill, and expects to share in the profits and losses of the business." After forming a partnership however, there may come a time when the partners come to a mutual agreement and decide to liquidate the partnership and there are several ...

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    This solution explains what happens if one or more partners report a deficit capital balance in a partnership liquidation. Reference is included.

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