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Hi, question regarding taxation of...
Hi, question regarding taxation of partnership distributions and capital gains
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Customer: I am in a partnership, with primary business rental housing. We sold a property held >1 year, for a $30k capital gain. Proceeds of the sale was $75k, which I took as a distribution (it was my "deal", so I took all the proceeds). I am being taxed on the distribution and on the capital gain, which doesn't seem right.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?
Customer: Cant think of anything.
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Good morning. Is this a limited partnership? Did you have a negative capital account prior to the sale due to prior loss allocations?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
to a limited partnership. No to a negative capital account

Did the distribution cause your capital account to be negative? And, are you also the general partner?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Hi Richard, the capital account did not go negative. Regarding the general partner, it is a corporation, 1% partner, both limited partners are officers of the Corp.

Can you provide me the K-1 which shows that you are being taxed on the distribution?

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