Spencer Purchases 100 Shares Of Reality Virtual Corporation Common Stock

Spencer purchases 100 shares of Reality Virtual Corporation common stock for $1,200 on July 30, 2011. He sells 75 shares of this stock for $525 on December 27, 2011. On January 12, 2012, Spencer purchases 300 shares of Reality Virtual stock for $2 per share.
a. What are the tax effects of these transactions?
b. What is the adjusted basis of Spencer’s stock on April 15, 2012, when the FMV of the stock is $9 per share?

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