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Practice quiz1. (TCO E) For federal tax purposes, royalty income that is not derived in the ordinary course of a business is classified as: (Points : 5) portfolio income.
active income.
passive income.
None of the above|
2. (TCO F) When comparing corporate and individual taxation, the following statements are true, except: (Points : 5) Individuals have exemptions and a standard deduction; corporations do not. Both corporate and individual taxpayers may have a long-term capital loss carryforward. All taxpayers may carry net operating losses back two years, forward 20 years. Both types of taxpayers have percentage limitations on the charitable contribution deduction, coupled with a carryover of the excess contribution.| 3. (TCO H) Al and Amy file a joint return for the 2007 tax year. Their adjusted gross income is $80,000. They had a net investment income of $8,000. In 2007, they had the following interest expenses:

Personal credit card interest: $4,000
Home mortgage interest: $8,000
Investment interest (on loans used to buy stocks): $10,000

What is the interest deduction for Al and Amy for the 2007 tax year? (Points : 5) $8,000
$12,000
$16,000
$18,000|
4. (TCO B) A contribution made to the following donee is not deductible. (Points : 5) Boy Scouts of America
Oxford University, England
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Michigan State University
California State Fair (an activity of the State of California)| 5. (TCO A) The following taxes were paid by Tim:
Real estate taxes on his home: $2,000
State income taxes: $900
State gasoline tax (personal use of automobile): $150

In itemizing his deductions, what is the amount that Tim may claim as a deduction for taxes? (Points : 5) $2,000
$2,900
$3,050
$0|
6. (TCO F) Hoover, Inc. had gross receipts from operations of $230,000, operating and other expenses of $310,000, and dividends received from a 45 percent-owned domestic corporation of $120,000. Hoover's tax...
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