Question: Wozniacki and Wilcox form Jewel LLC with each receiving a

Wozniacki and Wilcox form Jewel LLC, with each receiving a one-half interest in the capital and profits of the LLC. Wozniacki receives his one-half interest as compensation for tax planning services he rendered prior to the formation of the LLC. Wilcox contributes $50,000 cash. The value of a one-half capital interest in the LLC (for each of the parties) is $50,000.
a. How much income does Wozniacki recognize as a result of this transaction, and what is its character?
b. How much is Wozniacki's basis in the LLC interest? How will Jewel LLC treat this amount?

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