partnership must use the same year as that of the principal partners those

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partnership must use the same year as that of the principal partners, those owning five percent or more interest in either profits or capital Calendar Tax Year: If there is no majority interest tax year and the principal partners do not have the same taxable year, the partnership generally must sue the calendar year. There are two exceptions, (1) minimum deferral rules and (2) business purpose rules. Details regarding these exceptions are covered in the text. Accounting Methods Cash Method: The cash method is available to partnership that do not have a C corporation partner. The cash method however, MAY be used by partnerships with C corporation partners if the partnership’s average annual gross receipts are 5 million or less in the 3 preceding years. The determination is made annually. Accrual Method: Once the partnership’s three-year average exceeds 5 million, it must use the accrual basis thereafter. Separately Stated Items Items that must be separately stated include the following: o Slide 7c
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