Intermediate Partnerships


Partnerships can operate as limited partnerships, limited liability companies or general partnerships, and the form of business can alter a partner’s taxation. In addition, there are various elections made at the partnership level that serve as planning tools. This course furthers the knowledge of a learner who already has a basic understanding of partnership taxation.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the different types of partnerships.
  • Recognize tax basis capital accounts.
  • List the important tax rules regarding special tax allocations.
  • Summarize important rules regarding guaranteed payments.
  • Identify a §754 election.
  • Calculate basis adjustments required by a §754 election.
  • Identify disguised sales.
  • Prepare Form 1065 when one partner leaves a two-partner partnership.
  • Identify limited liability partners for purposes of self-employment tax.
  • Prepare Form 8308.
  • Prepare Form 1065 when a partner terminates an interest.

Course Details

This course includes an e-book and exam questions to help you earn CPE. CPE is issued after the exam is successfully completed.


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How to Earn CPE

To receive credit for this self-study course, you must successfully pass the course exam with a score of 70% or better.

Self-study courses and exams generally expire one year from the date of purchase. The AFTR course expires on December 31 of each year as required by the IRS.

Cancellation Policy

​Because this is an online education offering, it is nonrefundable.

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