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Rapid, Inc., a cash basis corporation, distributes $30,000

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Rapid, Inc., a cash basis corporation, distributes $30,000 of accounts receivable to Sylvester, an individual shareholder, in cancellation of his stock, pursuant to a plan of complete liquidation. If Sylvester’s basis in his stock is $10,000 the tax result is:

a. Rapid has no gain, but Sylvester has ordinary income of $20,000.
b. Rapid recognizes $30,000 of ordinary income and Sylvester has no gain or loss.
c. Rapid recognizes $30,000 of ordinary income and Sylvester has a capital gain of $20,000.
d. Rapid recognizes no gain and Sylvester recognizes a capital gain of $20,000 under Section 331.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Richard replied 6 years ago.
Good evening. The correct answer is d.
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