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Hi. What prices do you offer for this project? Please let me know Comprehensive+Tax+Return+Project+Description–Kaisers+2015.pdf Comprehensive Tax Return Project—Tax Year 2015 John and Ruth Kaiser, husband and wife, reside at 2168 Eagle Court, Rocklin, CA 95677. 1. John is a computer consultant who specializes in installing software systems. John deals mainly with city and county governments and school districts. Currently, John has contracts with Placer and El Dorado Counties which pay him an annual retainer to be on call as needed and he works on a per job basis for other entities. As noted below (see item 3), he conducts his consulting business from an office in his home. 2. Ruth is a teacher employed by the Rocklin School District. She has been completing classes offered by CSU–Sacramento leading to a Master of Arts in Education. In driving to work and school, Ruth uses the family Audi. 3. The Kaisers constructed their residence on Eagle Court in 2013 at a cost of $520,000. They had acquired the lot from a grandparent several years before for an additional $20,000. Of the 3,200 square feet of livable space, one-fourth (25%) is used as John’s office. Besides the interest on the home mortgage and property taxes (see item 18 below), residential expenses for 2015 are as follows: Utilities Security system annual service fee Homeowner’s insurance New computer (100% business) $4,200 600 800 2,200 John’s office furniture (e.g., desk, chairs, drafting tables) was expensed previously under § 179 when acquired. On May 16, 2015, however, he bought a new Xerox copier for $850. 4. In August of 2014, John purchased a BMW that he uses exclusively for business. No trade-in was involved and part of the purchase price of $45,000 was financed. For 2014, he did not choose to claim any §179 expensing or additional first year depreciation. Under the actual operating cost method, he uses 200% declining-balance with half-year convention. His expenses relating to the BMW for 2015 are as follows: Item Gasoline Oil and lubrication Amount $2,400 120 Auto insurance 1,400 Interest on car loan 1,200 Repairs (not under warranty) 520 Personal property tax on BMW 610 During 2015, John drove the BMW 18,000 miles. 1 5. Except for the work he does for Placer and El Dorado Counties, John’s consulting usually requires overnight stays. On a typical trip, he drives to the work location and stays at a motel until the assignment is complete. In addition to the auto expense previously noted (see item 4), his business travel expenses for 2015 are summarized below: Item Meals Lodging Laundry Parking Amount $7,400 8,200 310 205 6. To maintain good relations with his clients for whom he does work, John gives fruit baskets at Christmas. Each basket cost $23 plus wrapping ($2) and shipping ($4), making the total $29. On December 19, 2015, John charged the fruit baskets order of $609 (21 baskets at $29 each) to his Visa credit card. [The Visa bill was paid in January 2016.] 7. Placer and El Dorado Counties pay John an annual retainer of $8,000 and $12,000, respectively. The retainers for a year are to be paid by December 31 of that year. For budgetary reasons, however, El Dorado delayed its 2014 payment until February 2015. All other retainers were paid on schedule. 8. One private client, Jim Beaver, retained John to install a computer software program for investment tracking. When John presented Jim with an invoice for $6,000, Jim offered John a choice: cash or a Jeep Wrangler (2006, V-6) listed for sale at $7,999. The blue book value of a ’06 Jeep Wrangler ranges from $3,675 to $7,925. John needed a car for his daughters, so he accepted the Jeep. 9. Expenses incurred by Ruth during 2015 in pursuing the M.S. in Education are as follows: Tuition (spring and fall 2015) Books, lab supplies, computer software Campus parking $7,100 940 230 Mileage driven was 1,040 miles. For tax purposes, the Kaisers use the standard mileage method for th

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