Question 32 MNOP, Inc. redeemed 100 shares of Julia’s


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Question 32 MNOP, Inc. redeemed 100 shares of Julia’s shares. The redemption did not satisfy all the requirements and thus was treated as a dividend for tax purposes. Julia’s basis in the 100 shares redeemed: A. Disappears forever. B. Transfers to her remaining shares in MNOP Inc. C. Reduces her dividend income by her adjusted basis in the shares. D. None of the above. Question 33 Pursuant to a plan of corporate reorganization which qualified as an A reorganization, Lou received one share of stock of X Corporation worth $65 and cash of $20 in exchange for a share of stock in Y Corporation with a $95 basis to Lou. What is Lou’s recognized gain or loss on this exchange? A. 0. B. $10 loss. C. $10 gain. D. $20 gain. Question 34 Pursuant to a plan of corporate reorganization, Pat exchanged 1,000 shares of Stream Corporation stock that she had purchased for $60,000, for 1,200 shares of Creek Corporation voting stock having a fair market value of $70,000, and $10,000 in cash. What is Pat’s recognized gain on the exchange, and what is her basis in the Creek Corporation’s stock? A. $10,000 gain; $60,000 basis. B. $10,000 gain; $70,000 basis. C. $20,000 gain; $60,000 basis. D. $20,000 gain; $70,000 basis. Question 35 Which of the following statements is true concerning all types of tax-free corporate reorganizations? A. Assets are transferred from one corporation to another. B. Stock is exchanged between the shareholders of at least two corporations. C. Liabilities that are assumed when cash is also used as consideration will always be treated as boot. D. None of the above statements is true. Question 36 Dick, Bev and Mollie form Murphy Corporation. Dick transfers land worth $80,000 (adjusted basis is $25,000) for 80 shares, Mollie transfers $40,000 cash for 40 shares and Bev transfers equipment worth $40,000 (adjusted basis is $16,000) and $40,000 of services for 80 shares. Bev’s tax consequences are: A. $64,000 recognized gain; basis in 80 shares of $80,000 B. $40,000 recognized gain; basis in 80 shares of $56,000 C. $24,000 recognized gain; basis in 80 shares of $40,000 D. $0 recognized gain; basis in 80 shares of $16,000 Question 37 Best Company, Inc. had gross receipts of $400,000, cost of goods sold of $110,000, other expenses of $100,000 and a $90,000 net capital loss. Its taxable income is: A. $210,000. B. $200,000. C. $190,000. D. $100,000. Question 38 Smith owns 85 percent of Smith Sisters Company, Inc. On March 8, 2013, she contributed land to the firm. Her adjusted basis in the land was $60,000 and its fair market value on March 8 was $140,000. Smith did not receive anything in return for the contribution. As a result of this transaction, Smith Sisters Company, Inc. will: A. recognize a gain of $80,000 and will take a basis in the land of $80,000. B. recognize a gain of $140,000 and will take a basis in the land of $140,000. C. not recognize a gain and will take a basis in the land of $60,000. D. not recognize a gain and will take a basis in the land of $140,000. Question 39 Jessica owns 60 percent of Hudson Company, Inc. The firm needs some assets and all of the shareholders are considering contributing assets in a prearranged plan that would qualify all of them for Code Section 351 treatment. There has been no agreement among the parties as to the assets each would contribute, but it has been agreed that the fair market value of the assets contributed by each of them will be $150,000. Jessica is considering contributing 100 shares of XYZ Company, Inc. stock. Her basis in the shares is $200,000 and their fair market value is $150,000. Jessica is uncertain about the transaction. She is also considering selling the shares and contributing cash. Which of the following statements is correct? A. If Jessica contributes the shares, then she will be able to recognize a $50,000 loss. B. If Jessica sells the shares to Hudson Company, Inc. then she will be able to recognize …

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