On January 2, 2015, Martin Corporation acquires two properties from a shareholder in a transaction that qualifies under § 351. The shareholder’s basis, the fair market value, and the built-in gain (loss) of each property are:
Martin adopts a plan of liquidation later in the year and distributes Property 2 to a 30% shareholder when the property is worth $350,000.
a. Compute Martin's basis in Property 1 and in Property 2 as of January 2, 2015.
b. Compute Martin's realized and recognized loss on the liquidating distribution of Property 2.

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