In the XY Partnership, X is the general partner with a 20% interest and Y is the limited partner with an 80% interest. How is partner X’s basis affected if Y guarantees a partnership recourse loan of $50,000 to a bank? (Assume no waivers or additional contributions exist.)
X gets a $10,000 increase in basis
X gets a $40,000 increase in basis.
X gets a $50,000 increase in basis.
X gets no increase in basis.