Create a scenario where the transfer of property to a controlled corporation under Section 351 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) results in the taxation to the transferor. Speculate as to the reasons that gain treatment in the current year may be preferred to the deferral of gain. Provide a tax-planning strategy to prevent taxation of similar transfers.
Client Letter (check file) Imagine that you are a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a new client who needs an opinion on the most advantageous capital structure of a new corporation. Your client formed the corporation in question to provide technology to the medical profession to facilitate compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).