Question: Ryland Company a calendar year taxpayer purchased commercial realty for

Ryland Company, a calendar year taxpayer, purchased commercial realty for $2 mil-lion and allocated $200,000 cost to the land and $1.8 million cost to the building. Ryland placed the real estate in service on May 21.
a. Compute Ryland’s MACRS depreciation with respect to the realty for the year of purchase.
b. How would your answer change if Ryland placed the realty in service on September 2 instead of May 21?
c. How would your answer to part a change if the building was a residential apartment complex instead of a commercial office?

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