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40. When inventory that was contributed to a partnership in exchange for a partnership interest is eventually sold by the partnership, how will the character of the income or loss be determined?

a. The character of any income or loss will be ordinary regardless of when the contributed property is sold by the partnership and regardless of the character of the asset in the hands of the partnership.
b. The character of any income or loss will be ordinary if the contributed property is sold by the partnership within five years after the date of contribution regardless of the character of the asset in the hands of the partnership
c. The character of any income or loss will be based on the character of the asset in the hands of the partnership regardless of when the contributed property is sold by the partnership.
d. The character of any income or loss will be ordinary to the extent of the contributing partner’s built-in gain or loss in the property at the time of the contribution regardless of when the contributed property is sold, and any balance will based on the character of the asset in the hands of the partnership.



41. Barbara and Bill formed an equal partnership, B&B, a general partnership, on January 1, 2011. Barbara contributed $100,000 in exchange for her one-half interest. Bill contributed land worth $100,000 that had an adjusted basis to him of $30,000 in exchange for his one-half interest. Which of the following statements is accurate with respect to this transaction?

a. None of Barbara, Bill, or B&B recognized any gain or loss.
b. Bill recognized gain of $70,000 , but Barbara and B&B did not recognize any gain or loss.
c. B&B recognized gain or $70,000 , but Barbara and Bill did not recognize any gain or loss.
d. Bill and B&B each recognized $70,000 of gain, but Barbara did not recognize any gain or loss.

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