Instructions for Schedule M-3 (Form 1065) - Introductory Material


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Future Developments

For the latest information about developments related to Schedule M-3 (Form 1065) and its instructions, such as legislation enacted after they were published, go to www.irs.gov/form1065.

What's New

For tax years ending December 31, 2014, and later:

  • Form 1065 and Form 1065-B filers that (a) are required to file Schedule M-3 (Form 1065) and have less than $50 million total assets at the end of the tax year or (b) are not required to file Schedule M-3 (Form 1065) and voluntarily file Schedule M-3 (Form 1065), must either complete Schedule M-3 (Form 1065) entirely or complete Schedule M-3 (Form 1065) through Part I and complete Form 1065, Schedule M-1 instead of completing Parts II and III of Schedule M-3 (Form 1065). These filers are not required to file Schedule C (Form 1065) nor Form 8916-A. If these filers choose to complete Form 1065, Schedule M-1 instead of completing Parts II and III of Schedule M-3 (Form 1065), line 1 of Form 1065, Schedule M-1 must equal line 11 of Part I of Schedule M-3 (Form 1065).

  • Any filer that completes Parts II and III of Schedule M-3 (Form 1065) must complete all columns, without exception.


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