CPE Course Surgent's Advanced Partnership/LLC Workshop: How to Do Optional Step-Up in Basis Under 754 and Related Provisions Download

Location Webinar

Member Price $125.00
Non-member Price $155.00

Curriculum Taxation

Field of Interest

Level Advanced

Designed For

CPAs in public accounting who work extensively with LLC and partnership tax issues


  • Distinguish the tax consequences of a partnership interest sale and of a partnership asset distribution with and without a §754 election
  • Identify circumstances when a §754 election may be beneficial
  • Calculate the basis adjustments to individual partnership properties when a §754 election is made


  • Identify when an election to adjust basis will be available
  • Determining when the basis adjustment must be made or may be made without an election
  • Learn how to make the calculations to determine a step-up and allocate that step-up among partnership assets
  • Examine practical examples dealing with a sale of a partnership interest and the effects of §734(b)
  • Explore the alternatives to electing a basis adjustment
  • Understand a distribution of property and when an inside basis adjustment can be considered
  • Study examples dealing with sale of assets vs. sale of partnership interests and issues with hot assets
  • Find out how to keep track of the “books” for tax preparers when the inside basis adjustment is made, and how to flow through adjustments through a tax return and K-1
  • Identify the changes to partnership tax law effected by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017



Experience in dealing with partnership and LLCs; one or more intermediate courses on partnerships and LLCs


Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

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