Question: In 2015 Gray Corporation a calendar year C corporation has

In 2015, Gray Corporation, a calendar year C corporation, has a $75,000 charitable contribution carryover from a gift made in 2010. Gray is contemplating a gift of land to a qualified charity in either 2015 or 2016. Gray purchased the land as an investment five years ago for $100,000 (current fair market value is $250,000). Before considering any charitable deduction, Gray projects taxable income of $1 million for 2015 and $1.2 million for 2016. Should Gray make the gift of the land to charity in 2015 or in 2016?
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