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T purchased the following lots of stock in Z Corporation:

T purchased the following lots of stock in Z Corporation:

50 shares 1/12/2008 Cost $1,200

100 shares 2/28/2013 Cost $3,000

75 shares 10/16/2014

Cost $2,500

T sold 75 shares on January 16, 2017 for $2,800. His only instruction to his broker, who actually held the shares for T, was to sell 75 shares.

a. How much gain or loss does T recognize on this sale?

b. How could this result be altered?

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As 75 shares on January 16, 2017 for 2800, the cost incurred in 2008 is 1200 and 3000 in 2013. The... View the full answer

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