Monica purchased two acres of land with an old building on it for $ 1 million. The purchase was made to acquire the land for a new store she wanted to open on the property. Shortly after completing the purchase, Monica pays $ 80,000 to have the old building demolished. How does Monica treat the $ 80,000 demolition payment for tax purposes?
a. Locate the Code section(s) that deals with this situation. State the section number(s).
b. Review the Code section(s). Does it raise a need for new information to solve this question?
c. Are you able to reach a conclusion about the research question from this Code section? If so, what is your conclusion(s)?

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