What gain does Fontenot realize on the sale?
What is the amount and character of the gain that Fontenot must recognize in the year of sale (if any) and each of the two subsequent years? (Hint: Use the Internal Revenue Code and start with §453; please give appropriate citations.)
Complete the research problem as assigned by your instructor.
Structure your memo in the format as provided in your textbook for an internal research memo, which must include the following sections:
The memo should be 2 to 3 pages in length, double spaced, 12 font memo with proper tax law citation and references. Please remember that this memo must be in your own words except for properly cited rules or quotes. Please refer to Chapter 2 of your textbook, particularly Exhibit 2-5 for citations to common primary and secondary authorities. The tax citations used are in legal form and are typically called “Blue Book” citations. Please note that you may NOT use your textbook as one of the research sources for your paper.
Submit your memo to Turnitin.com and make any necessary changes to the memo as a result of this submission. Note: When you are preparing your tax research memo, use each of the categories listed above as headings in your memo. This organization helps you steer the reader through your thought process in a logical progression. This format also ensure that you have completed the tax research process to formulate a supported conclusion to your taxpayer’s issue.
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