ACC 307 WEEK 10 HOMEWORK Chapter 14 Homework 1. Problem 14-39 (LO 14-2) Steve and Stephanie Pratt purchased a home in Spokane, Washington, for $400,000. They moved into the home on February 1 of year 1. They lived in the home as their primary residence until June 30 of year 5, when they sold the home for $700,000. (Leave no answer blank. Enter zero if applicable.) a. What amount of gain on the sale of the home are the Pratts required to include in taxable income? Recognized gain $0 b. Assume the original facts, except that Steve and Stephanie lived in the home until January 1 of year 3 when they purchased a new home and rented out the original home. They finally sell the original home on June 30 of year 5 for $700,000. Ignoring any issues relating to depreciation taken on the home while it was being rented, what amount of realized gain on the sale of the home are the Pratts required to include in taxable income? Recognized gain $300,000 c. Assume the same facts as in part (b), except that the Pratts lived in the home until January of year 4 when they purchased a new home and rented out the first home. What amount of realized gain on the sale of the home will the Pratts include in taxable income if they sell the first home on June 30 of year 5 for $700,000? Recognized gain $0 d. Assume the original facts, except that Stephanie moved in with Steve on March 1 of year 3 and the couple was married on March 1 of year 4. Under state law, the couple jointly owned Steveâ€™s home beginning on the date they were married. On December 1 of year 3, Stephanie sold her home that she lived in before she moved in with Steve. She excluded the entire $50,000 gain on the sale on her individual year 3 tax return. What amount of gain must the couple recognize on the sale in June of year 5? Recognized gain $50,000 2. Problem 14-45 (LO 14-3) Javier and Anita Sanchez purchased a home on January 1, 2015, for $500,000 by paying $200,000 down and borrowing the remaining $300,000 with a 7 percent loan secured by the home. The loan requires interest-only payments for the first five years. The Sanchezes would itemize deductions even if they did not have any deductible interest. The Sanchezesâ€™ marginal tax rate is 30 percent. a. What is the after-tax cost of the interest expense to the Sanchezes in 2015? After-tax cost of the interest expense $14,700 b. Assume the original facts, except that the Sanchezes rent a home and pay $21,000 in rent during the year. What is the after-tax cost of their rental payments in 2015? After-tax cost of the rental payments $21,000 c. Assuming the interest expense is their only itemized deduction for the year and that Javier and Anita file a joint return, have great eyesight, and are under 60 years of age, what is the after-tax cost of their 2015 interest expense? After-tax cost of the interest expense $18,480 3. Problem 14-59 (LO 14-4) Jenae and Terry Hutchings own a parcel of land as tenants by entirety. That is, they both own the property but when one of them dies the other becomes the sole owner of the property. For nontax reasons, Jenae and Terry decide to file separate tax returns for the current year. Jenae paid the entire $3,000 property tax bill for the land. How much of the $3,000 property tax payment is each spouse entitled to deduct in the current year? Deductible Jenae property tax $3,000 Deductible Terry property tax $0 4. Problem 14-64 (LO 14-5) Alexa owns a condominium near Cocoa Beach in Florida. This year, she incurs the following expenses in connection with her condo: Insurance $2,000 Mortgage interest 6,500 Property taxes 2,000 Repairs & maintenance 1,400 Utilities 2,500 Depreciation 14,500 ________________________________________ During the year, Alexa rented out the condo for 100 days. She did not use the condo at all for personal purposes during the year. Alexaâ€™s AGI from all sources other than
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