Jonas is a 60% owner of Ard, an S corporation. At the beginning of the year, his stock basis is zero. Jonas’s basis in a $20,000 loan made to Ard and evidenced by Ard’s note has been reduced to $0 by prior losses.
During the year, Jonas’s net share of Ard’s taxable income is $10,000. At the end of the year, Ard makes a $15,000 cash distribution to Jonas. After these transactions, what is Jonas’s basis in his stock, and what is his basis in the debt? What is Jonas’s recognized capital gain?

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