Problem 72 (Ch. 2)(LO5) Latrell recently used his Delta Skymiles to purchase a free roundtrip ticket to Milan, Italy (value $1,200). The frequent flyer miles used to purchase the ticket were generated from Latrell’s business travel as a CPA. Latrell’s employer paid for his business trips, and he was not taxed on the travel reimbursement. Use an available tax research service to determine how much income, if any, does Latrell have to recognize as a result of purchasing an airline ticket with Skymiles earned from business travel.Problem 49 (Ch. 3)(LO4, LO6) Bendetta, a high-tax-rate taxpayer, owns several rental properties and would like to shift some income to her daughter, Jenine. Bendetta instructs her tenants to send their rent checks to Jenine so Jenine can report the rental income. Will this shift the income from Bendetta to Jenine? Why, or why not?Comprehensive Problems 40 & 41 (Ch. 4)40.Marc and Michelle are married and earned salaries this year (2009) of $64,000 and $12,000, respectively. In addition to their salaries, they received interest of $350 from municipal bonds and $500 from corporate bonds. Marc and Michelle also paid $2,500 of qualifying moving expenses, and Marc paid alimony to a prior spouse in the amount of $1,500. Marc and Michelle have a 10-year-old son, Matthew, who lived with them throughout the entire year. Thus, Marc and Michelle are allowed to claim a $1,000 child tax credit for Matthew. Marc and Michelle paid $6,000 of expenditures that qualify as itemized deductions and they had a total of $5,500 in federal income taxes withheld from their paychecks during the course of the year.What is Marc and Michelle’s gross income?What is Marc and Michelle’s adjusted gross income?What is the total amount of Marc and Michelle’s deductions from AGI?What is Marc and Michelle’s taxable income?What is Marc and Michelle’s taxes payable or refund due for the year? (Use the tax rate schedules.)41.Demarco and Janine Jackson have been married for 20 years and have four children who qualify as their dependents. Their income from all sources this year (2009) totaled $200,000 and included a gain from the sale of their home, which they purchased a few years ago for $200,000 and sold this year for $250,000. The gain on the sale qualified for the exclusion from the sale of a principal residence. The Jacksons incurred $16,500 of itemized deductions.What is the Jackson’s taxable income?What would their taxable income be if their itemized deductions totaled $6,000 instead of $16,500?What would their taxable income be if they had $0 itemized deductions and $6,000 of for AGI deductions?Assume the original facts except that they also incurred a loss of $5,000 on the sale of some of their investment assets. What effect does the $5,000 loss have on their taxable income?Assume the original facts except that the Jacksons owned investments that appreciated by $10,000 during the year. The Jacksons believe the investments will continue to appreciate, so they did not sell the investments during this year. What is the Jackson’s taxable income?Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.Please remember provide support for answers whether you are researching or calculating to get an answers. Properly label all parts of a problem.
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