Silvia Transfers to Leaf Corporation a Machine She Had Purchased

Question 72
Multiple Choice

Silvia transfers to Leaf Corporation a machine she had purchased a year ago for $50,000.The machine has a $40,000 adjusted basis and a $55,000 FMV on the transfer date.$10,000 in depreciation was claimed by Silvia prior to the transfer.Silvia receives all 1,000 shares of Leaf Corporation stock worth $50,000 and a two-year note with a $5,000 FMV.What is the amount and character of the recognized gain or loss? A) $15,000 ordinary income B) $15,000 capital gain C) $5,000 ordinary income D) $5,000 capital gain