Earnings and Porfit-Business taxation , accounting homework help

For this assignment, read the scenario below and then evaluate the impact of E&P.

ABC Corporation has current E&P of ($200,000). E&P at the beginning of the year was ($100,000). ABC Corp. makes a distribution of $350,000 to its sole shareholder on the least day of the year. The shareholder had a tax basis of $50,000. Determine the following (make sure that you show all calculations):

  • How much of the distribution is treated like a dividend to the shareholder?
  • After the distribution takes place, what is the shareholder’s tax basis in the ABC Corp. stock after the distribution?
  • What is the balance in E&P for ABC Corp. the day after the distribution?
  • Discuss why E&P is measured. If E&P was not measured in the scenario presented above, what are the potential problems?

Requirements:

Back up your discussion with research from two scholarly sources (you may not use the course textbook to fulfill this requirement).

  • Your responses to the questions above as well as your analysis should be 4-5 pages in length not counting the title and reference pages, which you must include.
  • Your paper must be formatted according to APA

     
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