Chapter 18.III, Problem 2RE

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Textbook Problem

As a tax return preparer for The Fernando Rodriguez Tax & Accounting Service, you have been asked to calculate the missing information for eight of the firm's tax clients. Use the standard deductions listed on page 613.

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Filing Status |
Adjustments to |
Adjusted Gross |
Standard |
Itemized |
Exemption |
Taxable |
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Name |
(Exemptions) |
Income |
Income |
Income |
Deduction |
Deductions |
Allowances |
Income |
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2. | Lerner | Married filing jointly(3) | $1.244 | ____$47,228_____ | $5,329 | _________ | ______________ |

To determine

**To calculate:** The total income, standard deduction, exemption allowances and taxable income if Lerner had filed a marriage jointly tax return with the adjustments to income of $1244, adjusted gross income of $47228 and itemized deductions of $5329.

Explanation

**Given Information:**

Lerner had filed a marriage jointly tax return with the adjustments to income of $1244, adjusted gross income of $47228 and itemized deductions of $5329.

**Formula used:**

The formulas used for calculation are listed below,

**Calculation:**

Taxable income is defined as the income to which tax rates are functional in order to discover the total amount of tax payable for the year. The followings steps are used to calculate

Step1: The Total Income is calculated as done below,

Step 2: The standard deductions for marriage filing joint jointly will be $12400 which can be seen from the standard deduction table

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