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connection with the rental income. What amount of gross income should Pierce report on its 1997 tax
Choice "a" is correct. Pierce should report $350,000 in gross income for 1997.
Rule: In general, the rules for corporate tax accounting and GAAP accounting are the same. However,
rental income received in advance, nonrefundable rent deposits, and lease cancellation payments are
rental income when received (because the government wants to collect the taxes while the taxpayer still
has the cash to pay them).
1997 gross income:
Advance rental payments received in 1997 $250,000 Lease cancellation payments received 100,000 1997 gross income $350,000 Choices "b", "c", and "d" are incorrect, per above rule.
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