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How much in taxable income does T have as a result of receiving the rights

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AB Corporation declares a nontaxable stock dividend payable in rights to subscribe to;common stock. One right and $100 entitles the holder to subscribe to one share of stock. One right is issued for each share of stock owned. T, a shareholder, owns 100 shares of stock that she purchased two years ago for $70 per share. At the date of the distribution of the rights, the fair market value of the stock was $200 and the fair market value of each right was $40. T received 100 rights. T exercised 60 rights and sold the remaining 40 rights for $70 per right.;a. How much in taxable income does T have as a result of receiving the rights?;b. What is the tax basis of each of the stocks acquired with the 60 rights?;c. What are the tax consequences to T when the 40 rights are sold?

 

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