28. a. Sidney and Cora, ages 39 and 37, MFJ. 2 dependents, AGI
$55,000,itemized deductions $8,300
b. Amelia, age 44, single and supports her dependent parents and
also supports grandparents who are in a nursing home. AGI
$70,000, itemized deductions $9,000
age 50, abandoned spouse. His household includes 3
unmarried stepsons who qualifies dependents. His AGI
$85,000,itemized deductions $8,000.
d. Angel, age 33, surviving spouse and maintains a household for
her four dependent children. AGI 48,000,itemized deductions
e. Dale, age 42, is divorced but maintains the home in which he
and his daughter, Jill, live. Jill is single and a qualifying
AGI $54,000,itemized deductions $6,900
Note: #29,30 can be solved by referring to Figure3.1, Exhibits 3.1
through 3.3, Table 3.1 and #.2, and the discussion under
Deductions for AGI in this chapter.