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On June 2, 2012, Ashley purchased 100 shares of stock for $10,000. When it was worth $20,000, on December 25, 2012, she gifted all the stock to her...

On June 2, 2012, Ashley purchased 100 shares of stock for $10,000. When it was worth $20,000, on December 25, 2012, she gifted all the stock to her nephew, Richard. Richard sold the stock on October 15, 2013, for its fair market value of $25,000. What is Richard's tax consequence?


A. $5,000 short-term capital gain.

B. $5,000 long-term capital gain.

C. $15,000 short-term capital gain.

D. $15,000 long-term capital gain.

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