On February 5, 2016, the IRS released Chief Counsel Advice 201606027 (the 2016 CCA) in which the IRS concluded, among other things, that guarantees by a partner of a partnership’s liabilities that could only be called by the partnership’s lenders in certain narrow circumstances (commonly referred to as “nonrecourse carve-outs” or “bad boy” guarantees), caused the guaranteed liabilities to be treated as “recourse liabilities” allocable solely to the guarantor partner under Treasury Regulation § 1.752-2

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