Viking Corporation Is Owned Equally by Sven and His Wife

Question 64
Multiple Choice

Viking Corporation is owned equally by Sven and his wife, Olga, each of whom hold 100 shares in the company.Viking redeemed 75 shares of Sven's stock in the company on December 31, year 1.Viking paid Sven $2,000 per share.His income tax basis in each share is $1,000.Viking has total E&P (current plus accumulated)of $500,000.What are the tax consequences to Sven as a result of the stock redemption? A)$75,000 capital gain and a tax basis in each of his remaining shares of $1,000. B)$75,000 capital gain and a tax basis in each of his remaining shares of $2,000. C)$150,000 dividend and a tax basis in each of his remaining shares of $1,000. D)$150,000 dividend and a tax basis in each of his remaining shares of $4,000.