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be used to offset capital gains up to the amount of the carryback or carryover, not ordinary income.
Choices "a", "c", and "d" are incorrect, per the above rule. CPA-02153 Type1 M/C A-D Corr Ans: B PM#75 R 3-01 57. CPA-02153 PII May 93 #48 Page 15
Soma Corp. had $600,000 in compensation expense for book purposes in 19X2. Included in this amount
was a $50,000 accrual for 19X2 nonshareholder bonuses. Soma paid the actual 19X2 bonus of $60,000
on March 1, 19X3. In its 19X2 tax return, what amount should Soma deduct as compensation expense?
Choice "b" is correct. An accrual basis employer may deduct bonuses paid to nonshareholder employees
in the year of accrual if the bonuses are subsequently paid within 2 ½ months after the close of the tax
year. Since the $50,000 accrued at year-end 19X2 was paid by March 15, 19X3 (2 ½ months), the
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2013 for the course ACCOUNTING Regulation taught by Professor Becker during the Fall '10 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.
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