Olaf owns a 500 acre farm in Minnesota, a tornado hit and detsroyed a farm building and equipment and damaged a barn. He had already harvested his corn corp.
Building Adjuted basis $90,000 FMV before $70,000 FMV afer $0 Insurance proceeds $70,000
Equipment Adjusted basis $40,000 FMV before 50,000 FMV after $0 insurance proceeds $25,000
Barn adjusted basis $90,000 FMV before $120,000 FMV after $70,000 insurance proceeds $25,000
Olaf files joint return with wife. her taxable income is $174,000 last year - their taxable income for the current yeare excluding the loss from tornadao is $250,000. Determine the amount of Olaf and Anna's loss and the year in which they should take the loss