26 U.S. Code § 6223 - Partners bound by actions of partnership

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(a) Designation of partnership representative

Each partnership shall designate (in the manner prescribed by the Secretary) a partner (or other person) with a substantial presence in the United States as the partnership representative who shall have the sole authority to act on behalf of the partnership under this subchapter. In any case in which such a designation is not in effect, the Secretary may select any person as the partnership representative.

(b) Binding effectA partnership and all partners of such partnership shall be bound—
(1)
by actions taken under this subchapter by the partnership, and
(2)
by any final decision in a proceeding brought under this subchapter with respect to the partnership.
(Added Pub. L. 114–74, title XI, § 1101(c)(1), Nov. 2, 2015, 129 Stat. 627.)
Prior Provisions

Prior sections 6223 and 6224 were repealed by Pub. L. 114–74, title XI, § 1101(a), (g), Nov. 2, 2015, 129 Stat. 625, 638, applicable to returns filed for partnership taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

Section 6223, added Pub. L. 97–248, title IV, § 402(a), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 649, related to notice to partners of proceedings.

Section 6224, added Pub. L. 97–248, title IV, § 402(a), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 651; amended Pub. L. 107–147, title IV, § 416(d)(1)(A), Mar. 9, 2002, 116 Stat. 55, related to partner participation in administrative proceedings, waiver of partner’s rights, and settlement agreements.

Effective Date

Section applicable to returns filed for partnership taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017, with certain exceptions, see section 1101(g) of Pub. L. 114–74, set out as a note under section 6221 of this title.