Comprehensive Problem (Tax Return Problem). Barry and Connie


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Comprehensive Problem (Tax Return Problem). Barry and Connie Rawles, husband and wife, are both age 34 and have two sons. Barry earned $51,000 and Connie earned $45,000 during 2015. Barry and Connie paid $3,200 state income taxes, $12,000 federal income taxes, $3,500 property taxes, $4,600 to First Presbyterian Church, $600 to needy families, $6,400 interest on their home mortgage, and $6,800 medical expenses. In addition, they had the following transactions: a. They sold their personal residence for $170,000. Their basis in the residence was $104,000. They incurred $7,000 in selling expenses. They purchased a new residence six months later for $220,000. b. Connie sold for $40,000 property she had inherited from her father in 2010. Her father’s basis in the property was $15,000 and the fair market value on the date of death was $30,000. c. They sold for $6,000 business property which they had acquired as a gift in 2012. The basis to the donor was $7,500 and the fair market value on the date of the gift was $7,000. d. They exchanged 100 shares of Conway Corp. common stock, with a basis of $3,000, for 75 shares of Conway Corp. nonvoting common stock with a fair market value of $10,000. Determine Barry and Connies lowest taxable income .Treat all income as ordinary income. USE TAX FOR 2015 -1040 SCH A including form 47-97, D including form 89-49

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