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Subject : Personal Tax Credits Section 118; Jack and Jill were married on December 1 , 2018. Jill and her two children of a previous marriage moved...

  1. Subject : Personal Tax Credits Section 118;

Jack and Jill were married on December 1 , 2018. Jill and her two children of a previous marriage moved into Jack's home. Jill's children are 14 and 16 and have no income.

Jack and Jill have the following income for tax purposes for 2018:

Prior to marriage Subsequent to marriage

Jack........................................ $33,000 $3,000

Jill .......................................... $9,800 $800

(a) Determine the optimum personal tax credits under section 118 for both Jack and Jill for 2018

(b) How will your answer change in 2019 if the income levels remain the same

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