Tax Accounting

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3 CHAPTER TAX DETERMINATION; PERSONAL AND DEPENDENCY EXEMPTIONS; AN OVERVIEW OF PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS Instructor: The test items in both the print Test Bank and ExamView test-creation software are numbered by question type within each chapter. Thus, users of ExamView can more easily preview their selections using the printed Test Bank in the same numbering system. Status: Present Topic TRUE OR FALSE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Level of current income tax rates Definition of gross income Income taxation and example of global approach Effect of AGI on the medical deduction Filing status: surviving spouse versus married filing separate Additional standard deductions: single and married amounts Standard deduction and adjustment for inflation Additional standard deduction of a dependent Itemized deductions versus standard deduction Basic and additional standard deductions Itemized deductions or standard deduction Itemized deductions or standard deduction Itemized deductions or standard deduction Standard deduction for resident alien Standard deduction requirements when married persons file separately Standard deduction: year of death Dependents standard deduction Dependents standard deduction Dependents standard deduction Dependents personal exemption not allowed Claiming a spouse on a separate return Determination of marital status Determination of marital status Gross income test and scholarships Support test and capital expenditures Support test and unexpended funds of dependent Multiple support agreement: amount of support rendered by dependent Divorce decree silent: custodial parent wins Relationship test for former in-laws and ex-wife 3-1 Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Modified Unchanged New Unchanged Unchanged New Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged New Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged New New Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged New New Unchanged 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 1 2 3 4 5 Edition Q/P in Prior Edition Question/ Problem 29 3-2 30 Question/ Problem 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 2009 Annual Edition/Test Bank Relationship test: ex-sister-in-law Unchanged Status: Present Edition Unchanged New Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged New New Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged New Modified Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged Modified Modified Unchanged Modified Unchanged Unchanged Unchanged 30 Q/P in Prior Edition 31 33 34 35 36 37 Topic Qualifying child: age test and full-time student status Qualifying child: abode test Married child and joint return test Citizenship/residency test for dependents Citizenship/residency test for dependents Stealth taxes: nature of Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 and elimination of the phaseout of exemptions Kiddie tax: earned income and support exception Kiddie tax: when not applicable Kiddie tax: how applied Kiddie tax: when parental election available; child may be required to file Kiddie tax: unearned income requirement Kiddie tax: married filing jointly exception Requirements for fiscal year, timely filed return Surviving spouse status Surviving spouse status: year of death Marriage penalty: married persons filing separate returns Head of household status Head of household status Abandoned spouse status: contrast married filing separate Personal use losses versus personal use gains Long-term capital gain: lowest rate applicable Taxation of gain on collectibles Offsetting different-term capital losses to different term capital gains MULTIPLE CHOICE 40 41 42 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Itemized deductions Deductions for AGI AGI determination AGI determination AGI determination AGI determination Taxable income of a dependent Taxable income of a dependent Taxable income of a dependent Taxable income of a dependent Determination of exemptions Determination of exemptions Determination of exemptions Unchanged...
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