Chris owns 70 percent of ABC Corporation. ABC Corporation had acquired land known as Parcel A in 1984 for $68,000 and held Parcel A for investment purposes. During the current taxable year, ABC Corporation sold Parcel A to Chris for $65,000 which amount was equal to the fair market value of Parcel A. Shortly after receiving Parcel A, Chris sold Parcel A to his friend from college for $73,000. How much gain or loss is realized and recognized by the respective parties as a result of each of the sales?
A. ABC Corporation realized a loss of $3,000 and recognized a loss of $3,000 on the distribution; Chris realized a gain of $8,000 and recognized a gain of 8,000 on the sale.
B. ABC Corporation realized a loss of $3,000 and recognized a loss of 3,000 on the distribution; Chris realized a gain of $5,000 and recognized a gain of $5,000.
C. ABC Corporation realized a loss of $3,000 and recognized a loss of 0; Chris realized a gain of $8,000 and recognized a gain of $5,000.
D. ABC Corporation realized a loss of $3,000 and recognized a loss of 0; Chris realized a gain of $5,000 and recognized a gain of$5,000.