On April 29, 2015, Auk Corporation acquires 100% of the outstanding stock of Amazon Corporation (E &

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On April 29, 2015, Auk Corporation acquires 100% of the outstanding stock of Amazon Corporation (E & P of $750,000) for $1.2 million. Amazon has assets with a fair market value of $1.4 million (basis of $800,000), no liabilities, and no loss or tax credit carryovers. Amazon Corporation's tax rate is 34%. Auk Corporation files a timely § 338 election. Assume that both the aggregate deemed sale price (ADSP) and adjusted grossed-up basis (AGUB) are $1.4 million.

a. What are the tax consequences of the § 338 election to Amazon Corporation and to Auk Corporation?

b. Assume that Amazon Corporation is liquidated immediately following the § 338 election. What are the tax consequences of the liquidation to Amazon Corporation and to Auk Corporation?

Corporation
A Corporation is a legal form of business that is separate from its owner. In other words, a corporation is a business or organization formed by a group of people, and its right and liabilities separate from those of the individuals involved. It may...
Liquidation
Liquidation in finance and economics is the process of bringing a business to an end and distributing its assets to claimants. It is an event that usually occurs when a company is insolvent, meaning it cannot pay its obligations when they are due....
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South Western Federal Taxation 2016 Corporations Partnerships Estates And Trusts

ISBN: 9781305399884

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