LO.7, 9, 10 Amy and Mitchell are equal partners in the accrual basis AM Partnership.
At the beginning of the current year, Amy’s capital account has a balance of $300,000, and the partnership has recourse debts of $200,000 payable to unrelated parties. Assume that all partnership recourse debt is shared equally between the partners. The following information about AM’s operations for the current year is obtained from the partnership’s records.
Ordinary income $400,000
Interest income 4,000
Long-term capital loss 6,000
Short-term capital gain 12,000
Charitable contribution 4,000
Cash distribution to Amy 20,000
Assume that year-end partnership debt payable to unrelated parties is $140,000. If all transactions are reflected in her beginning capital and basis in the same manner, what is
Amy’s basis in the partnership interest:
a. At the beginning of the year?
b. At the end of the year?