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Solutions for Questions and Problems – Chapter 7 159 CHAPTER 7 ACCOUNTING PERIODS AND METHODS AND DEPRECIATION Group 1 - Multiple Choice Questions 1. C (1/12 of \$150,000) x 2 8 C (Section 7.5) (Section 7.1) 9. (Section 7.6) 2. D (Section 7.2) 10. D (Section 7.9) 3. A (Sections 7.4, 7.6) 11. A (Section 7.9) 4. C (20% x \$35,000) 12. (Section 7.9) (Sections 7.4, 7.5) 13. 40% + 35% 5. B (\$14,000 x 7.14%) (Section 7.4) (Section 7.9) 6. C (Section 7.4) 14. (Section 7.8) 7. C (\$100,000 x 1.364%) 15. (Section 7.8) (Sections 7.3, 7.4) Group 2 - Problems 1. a. \$11,000 = (\$300,000 / 12 x 2 x (35% maximum rate + 1%)) – \$7,000. b. May 15, 2007. (Section 7.1) 2. Sales income \$65,000 Expenses: Other than rent and interest –40,000 Rent (\$12,000 x 1/6) –2,000 Interest –0 Net Income \$23,000 (Section 7.2) 3. Income: Other than rental \$220,000 Rental 21,000 Expenses: Other than rental –170,000 Rental (\$12,000 / 6) –2,000 Net Income \$ 69,000 (Section 7.2) 4. a. \$5,067 = (\$39,080 – 1,080)/60 months x 8 months. b. \$3,908 = \$39,080 x 10%. The taxpayer must use the annual percentage rates from the optional straight-line table (Table 3). c. \$7,816 = \$39,080 x 20% (Table 2). (Section 7.4) 159

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160 Chapter 7 – Accounting Periods and Methods and Depreciation 5. Election to expense \$ 6,500 Depreciation on automobile: \$21,500 x 20% = \$4,300, but limited to \$2,960 2,960 Total depreciation \$ 9,460 For 2006, the automobile is five-year recovery property; however, the depreciation deduction is subject to the annual automobile depreciation expense limitations. (Sections 7.4, 7.5, 7.7) 6. a. \$20,762 = (\$800,000 x 1.364%) + (\$500,000 x 1.97%.) b. \$47,268 = (\$800,000 x 3.636%) + (\$500,000 x 3.636%.) (Section 7.4) 7. a. \$2,220 = (\$2,960 x 75%); limit is less than MACRS of \$5,250 = (\$35,000 x 20% x 75%). b. \$3,600 = \$4,800 x 75%; limit is less than actual of \$8,400 = (\$35,000 x 75% x 32%). (Sections 7.4, 7.6, 7.7) 8. \$540 = (\$3,000 x 20%) x (80% + 10%). The total depreciation on the computer must be divided between the business use, \$480, (80%/90% x \$540); and the investment use, \$60, (10%/90% x \$540). (Sections 7.4, 7.6) 9. See Form 4562 on pages 161 and 162. (Sections 7.4, 7.6, 7.7) 10. a. 36% = 20% + (80% x 20%) b. 60% = 30% + 30% c. 60% = 30% + 30% d. \$0 Brian owns more than 50% of JBC Corporation, directly or indirectly. (Section 7.9) 11. a. \$85,000 = \$40,000 + \$45,000 b. \$1,889 deductible for 2006. \$85,000/(15 x 12) x 4 months = \$1,889. 12. Section 267(a) is not reproduced here. 13. See the answer to Problem 9. Group 3 - Comprehensive Problems 1. See pages 163 through 166. 2. See pages 167 through 174. Group 4 - Cumulative Software Problem The solution to the Cumulative Software Problem is posted on the Internet site for the text at http://www.thomsonedu.com/taxation/whittenburg.
Problem 9 D r a f t s o 0 6 / 2 1 OMB No. 1545-0172 Depreciation and Amortization 4562 Form (Including Information on Listed Property) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Attachment Sequence No. 67 ± See separate instructions. Identifying number Name(s) shown on return Business or activity to which this form relates Election To Expense Certain Property Under Section 179 Note: If you have any listed property, complete Part V before you complete Part I. \$108,000 1 Maximum amount. See the instructions for a higher limit for certain businesses 1 2 Total cost of section 179 property placed in service (see instructions) 2 \$430,000 3 Threshold cost of section 179 property before reduction in limitation 3 4 Reduction in limitation. Subtract line 3 from line 2. If zero or less, enter -0- 4 Dollar limitation for tax year. Subtract line 4 from line 1. If zero or less, enter -0-. If married filing separately, see instructions 5 5 (a) Description of property (b) Cost (business use only) (c) Elected cost 6 7 Listed property. Enter the amount from line 29

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## This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course ACCOUNTING 45089 taught by Professor Kenn during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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