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Problem 4-46 (LO. 4)

Nell and Kirby are in the process of negotiating their divorce agreement, to be finalized in 2018. What should be the tax consequences to Nell and Kirby if the following, considered individually, became part of the agreement?

a. In consideration for her one-half interest in their personal residence, Kirby will transfer to Nell stock with a value of $200,000 and $50,000 of cash. Kirby's cost of the stock was $150,000, and the value of the personal residence is $500,000. They purchased the residence three years ago for $300,000.

The transfer of the property is a   event.

Nell's basis for the stock is $.

Kirby's basis in the house is $.

b. Nell will receive $1,000 per month for 120 months. If she dies before receiving all 120 payments, the remaining payments will be made to her estate.

The payments   as alimony and are   Nell's gross income as they are received.

c. Nell is to have custody of their 12-year-old son, Bobby. She is to receive $1,200 per month until Bobby (1) dies or (2) attains age 21 (whichever occurs first). After either of these events occurs, Nell will receive only $300 per month for the remainder of her life.

$ per month is alimony that is   Nell's gross income, and the remaining $ per month is considered   and is   to Nell.

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