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cash will be expected in the future. (accountinginfo, 2016)The IRS requires the business owner report their taxable income under the method that they usually compute their income on their tax return and financial reports. As we look at Bob Jones’ circumstance, when he sold the property, the Publication 523 of the IRS, states that when the business sales or exchange property for cash, it must be taxed. (Pub 523) The IRS requires that taxpayer, or in this case Bob, to use the same method each year. Bob can change from the cash method to the accrual method, but not without getting permission to change form the IRS. The tax return filed by the taxpayer based on the cash basis method will record the income as it is received by the taxpayer and the expenses will be as they pay them. (Chron, 2016) The cash method and the selected business entity would be very important to the company’s performance. The cash method will assist the company on how to recognize the revenue and expenses when the cash is received for payment and how the cash basis applies to the business tax returns.
Tax 650: Memorandum 9II.ConclusionAs stated previously I believe that Mr. Jones should start a shared partnership, 60/40, with his daughter. This would be the best advantage for both of them since the would be able to claim the business profits and losses on their personal taxes, the Federal 1040. Even though the business will have some vulnerabilities it would still be the best decision for Mr. Jones and his daughter. Since his business is a used car business entity they are able to cover a lot of their liabilities with insurance. This will help cut down the potential liabilities if they were to get into a legal disagreement with one of their consumers or if a natural disaster were to occur. This seems like the appropriate business choice for now but I would advise Mr. Jones to reevaluate the business as it continues to grow to possibly change to a corporation or add more partners.III.AppendixPlease see attached Federal 1040, Schedule C, and Schedule DReferences:26 U.S. Code § 162- Charitable, etc., contributions and gifts. (n.d.) Retrieved August 2, 2018. from 26 U.S. Code § 170- Charitable, etc., contributions and gifts. (n.d.) August 2, 2018. from 26 U.S. Code § 195- Adjustment to basis. (n.d.) Retrieved August 2, 2018. from 26 U.S. Code § 453- Installment method. (n.d.) Retrieved August 2, 2018. from 26 U.S. Code § 1012- Trade or business expenses. (n.d.) Retrieved August 2, 2018. from
Tax 650: Memorandum 1026 U.S. Code § 1016- Adjustment to basis. (n.d.) Retrieved August 2, 2018. from 26 U.S. Code § 1221- Capital asset defined. (n.d.) Retrieved August 2, 2018. from 26 U.S. Code § 1222- Other terms relating to capital gains and losses. (n.d.) Retrieved August 2, 2018. from 26 U.S. Code § 1411- Imposition of tax. (n.d.) Retrieved August 2, 2018. from