IRS Proposes New Treatment of LLC Members, Limited Partners Under Passive Loss Rules

In November 2011 the IRS issued proposed regulations (REG-109369-10) that would redefine “interest in a limited partnership as a limited partner” for purposes of determining material participation under the Sec. 469 passive loss rules. What that means in plain terms is that historically under Sec. 469(h)(2), losses from an interest in a limited partnership have…

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