Peter and Eileen are married and live in a common law state. Peter wants to make gifts to their five children in 2009. What is the maximum amount of the annual exclusion they will be allowed for these gifts?

Peter and Eileen are married and live in a common law state. Peter wants to make gifts to their five children in 2009. What is the maximum amount of the annual exclusion they will be allowed for these gifts?

MULTIPLE CHOICE TAX QUESTIONS

Peter and Eileen are married and live in a common law state. Peter wants to make gifts to their five children in 2009. What is the maximum amount of the annual exclusion they will be allowed for these gifts?

A) $60,000.

B) $65,000.

C) $120,000.

D) $130,000.

E) None of the above.

2.

Which is a primary source of tax law?

A) J. W. Yarbo v. Comm., 737 F.2d 479 (CA-5, 1984).

B) Article by a Federal judge in Harvard Law Review.

C) Technical Advice Memoranda.

D) Letter ruling.

E) All of the above are primary sources.

3.

Jerry purchased a U.S. Series EE savings bond for $279. The bond has a maturity value in 10 years of $500 and yields 6% interest. This is the first Series EE bond that Jerry has ever owned.

A) Jerry must report the interest income each year using the original issue discount rules.

B) Jerry can report all of the $221 interest income in the year the bond matures.

C) The interest on the bonds is exempt from Federal income tax.

D) Jerry must report ($500 – $279)/10 = $22.10 interest income each year he owns the bond.

E) None of the above.

4.

Home Office, Inc., leased a copying machine to a new customer on December 27, 2009. The machine was to rent for $500 per month for a period of 36 months beginning January 1, 2010. The customer was required to pay the first and last month’s rent at the time the lease was signed. The customer also was required to pay an $800 damage deposit. Home Office must recognize as income for the lease:

A) $1,000 in 2009, if Home Office is an accrual basis taxpayer.

B) $1,000 in 2010, if Home Office is a cash basis taxpayer.

C) $1,800 in 2009, if Home Office is a cash basis taxpayer.

D) $0 in 2009, if Home Office is an accrual basis taxpayer.

E) None of the above.

5.

Kathy operates a gym. She sells memberships that entitle the member to use the facilities at any time. A one-year membership costs $360 ($360/12 = $30 per month); a two-year membership costs $600 ($600/24 = $25 per month). Cash payment is required at the beginning of the membership period. On July 1, 2009, Kathy sold a one-year membership and a two-year membership.

I. If Kathy is a cash basis taxpayer, her 2009 gross income from the contracts is $960 ($360 + $600).

II. If Kathy is an accrual basis taxpayer, her 2009 gross income from the contracts is $330 [(6/12  $360) + (6/24  $600)].

III. If Kathy is an accrual basis taxpayer, her 2010 gross income from the contracts is $630 [(6/12)($360) + $450].

A) Only I is true.


 

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