N-2020-43: Tax Capital Reporting - Notice Requesting Comments

June 6, 2020 IRS Newsroom Tax

Notice 2020-43 to seek public comment on a proposed requirement for partnerships to use only one of two alternative methods to satisfy the Tax Capital Reporting Requirement with respect to partnership taxable years that end on or after December 31, 2020. Comments received in response to this notice will help inform the development of the instructions to be included in Form 1065, U.S. Return of Partnership Income (to which the instructions for Form 8865, Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Partnerships, refer), and Partner’s Instructions for Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), for taxable year 2020. Partnerships and certain other persons report partner capital accounts in Box L on the Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) or in Box F on the Schedule K-1 (Form 8865), each as they currently appear on the 2019 forms (Tax Capital Reporting Requirement).  

Notice 2020-43 will be in IRB: 2020-27, dated 6/29/2020.

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