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Mr. ZJ owns a sole proprietorship. The business assets have a $246,000 aggregate adjusted basis. According to an independent appraisal, the business is worth $400,000. Mr. ZJ transfers his business to ZJL Corporation in exchange for 1,000 shares of ZJL stock. In each of the following cases, compute Mr. ZJ’s recognized gain on the exchange of assets for stock.
a. Immediately after the exchange, ZJL has 20,000 shares of outstanding stock of which Mr. ZJ owns 1,000 shares.
b. Immediately after the exchange, ZJL has 1,500 shares of outstanding stock of which Mr. ZJ owns 1,000 shares.
c. Immediately after the exchange, ZJL has 1,200 shares of outstanding stock of which Mr. ZJ owns 1,000 shares.


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