Recognized gain or allowable loss, Taxation

I need help determining the character of the recognized gain or allowable loss in each of the cases listed below. In each case, these are all of the tax payer realized gains or losses for the year. No assets are held for sale to customers in the ordinary course of business or subject to depreciation recapture. Unless otherwise indicated, assume that tax payer had held each asset for more than one year and that §1033 does not apply to any involuntary conversion.

1. $10,000 gain on condemnation of land used in business. How would your answer differ if tax payer had held the land for only 8 months?
2. $10,000 loss on condemnation of land used in business. How would your answer differ if tax payer held the land for only 8 months?
3. $10,000 gain on condemnation of tax payer’s vacation home.
4. $10,000 loss on condemnation of tax payer’s vacation home.
5. $10,000 loss on sale of land held for use in business and $5,000 gain on condemnation of land held for investment, and tax payer:
a. Made a timely reinvestment of the entire condemnation proceeds under § 1033
b. Did not make a timely reinvestment under §1033
6. $10,000 gain on the sale of land used in business and $5,000 loss on destruction by fire of business equipment
7. $10,000 gain on the sale of a business building, $10,000 gain on destruction by fire of a business building, and $5,000 loss on hurricane damage
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