Gain Recognized on the Sale or Exchange of Property Between
Gain recognized on the sale or exchange of property between related parties is capital if the property is subject to depreciation in the hands of the transferee.
Why did Congress establish favorable treatment for 1231 assets?
A)to encourage the mobility of capital
B)to allow a larger deduction for losses
C)to help business owners replace assets which had declined in value
D)All of the above
Jeremy has $18,000 of Section 1231 gains and $23,000 of Section 1231 losses.The gains and losses are characterized as
Pierce has a $16,000 Section 1231 loss,a $12,000 Section 1231 gain,and a salary of $50,000.What is the treatment of these items in Pierce's AGI?
A)Pierce has a LTCG of $12,000 and a net ordinary income of $34,000.
B)The 1231 gains and losses are treated as ordinary gains and losses making Pierce's AGI for the year $46,000.
C)Pierce has a $3,000 LTCL which is deductible for AGI making AGI $47,000.He also has a $1,000 LTCL carryover.
D)Pierce has net LTCG of $9,000 and $37,000 of net ordinary income.