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    Sale of partnership interest

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    Sue and Linda are equal partners in a partnership. Both partners had a basis of $160,000 on the date Sue decides to sell 1/2 of her share. On that date, Sue sells 1/2 of her interest to Alice for $60,000 cash.
    Partnership assets on the sale date were:

    Basis FMV Inc(dec)
    Cash $100,000 $100,000 0
    Acc Rec $ 80,000 $ 90,000 10,000
    Equip $100,000 $120,000 20,000
    Total $280,000 $310,000 30,000

    A. Based on the partners basis and FMV of its assets - is there any Sec 751 property?

    B. What is the amount and character of Sue's recognized gain or loss on the sale? What is her remaining basis in his partnership interest?

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    Question A

    Yes, there is a Sec751 property namely the accounts ...

    Solution Summary

    The sales of partnership interest is examined. Partnership assets on the sales data are given.