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In the middle of purchasing a business and the real estate it operates in, I'm wondering if having the price allocation heavily in favor of the buyer or seller will cause red flags within the IRS? Will they want to see something that is reasonable?
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I’m not sure I have enough information to give a clear answer. I would consult with a tax professional who can see more of the facts around this question.

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I’m not sure I have enough information to give a clear answer. I would consult with a tax professional who can see more of the facts around this question.

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