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Karen, in forming a new corporation, transfers land to the corporation in exchange for 100 percent of the stock of the corporation. Karen’s basis in the land is $275,000, and the corporation assumes a liability on the property in the amount of $300,000. The stock received by Karen has a fair market value of $550,000.
a. What is the amount of gain or loss that must be recognized by Karen on this transfer?
$ _____________
b. What is the amount of Karen’s basis in the corporation’s stock? $ _____________
c. What is the amount of the corporation’s basis in the land? $ _____________


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