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 ACC 401 Week 3 Assignment Real Estate for Home and Business - $10.00

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ACC 401 Week 3 Assignment Real Estate for Home and Business

Assignment
Real Estate for Home and Business. From Chapter 6, complete Problem 39 and Problem 43. From Chapter 7, complete Problem 49 and Problem 51. From Chapter 8, complete Problem 37 and Problem 38.
Chapter 6, complete Problem 39 and Problem 43
39.  David is a college professor who does some consulting work on the side.  He uses 25% of his home exclusively for the consulting practice.  He is single and 63 years old.  His AGI (without consideration of consulting income) is $45,000.  Other information follows:
Income from consulting business            $4,000
Consulting expenses other than home office          1,500
Total costs relating to home:            
Interest and taxes                  6,500
Utilities                      1,500
Maintenance and repairs                 450
Depreciation (business part only)          1,500
Calculate David’s AGI.                  
43.  Janet purchased her personal residence in 2001 for $250,000.  In January 2010 she converted it to rental property.  The fair market value at the time of conversion was $210,000.  
a.  Determine the amount of cost recovery that can be taken in 2010:_________________
b.  Determine the amount of cost recovery that could be taken in 2010 if the fair market value of the property were $350,000:_____________________
Chapter 7, complete Problem 49 and Problem 51
49.   Ricardo acquired a warehouse for business purposes on August 30, 1992.  The building cost $400,000.  He took $226,900 of depreciation on the building, and then sold it for $500,000 on July 1, 2010.  What are the amount and nature of Ricardo’s gain or loss on the sale of the warehouse?
51. In 2010, Rosalva sold stock considered short-term for a gain of $875 and stock considered long-term for a loss of $3,400.  She also had a $3,000 short-term loss carryover from 2009 and a $1,240 long-term loss carryover from 2009.
a. What amount will be shown as a short-term gain (loss) for 2010?
b. What amount will be shown as a long-term gain (loss) for 2010?
c. Will there be a carryover to 2011?  If so, what are the nature and amount of the carryover?
d. Prepare a Schedule D. (Detailed stock information has been omitted; use reasonable assumptions.)  
Chapter 8, complete Problem 37 and Problem 38
37.  Matt and Marie own a vacation home at the beach.  During the year, they rented the house for 42 days (6 weeks) at $890 per week and used it for personal use for 58 days.  The total costs of maintaining the home are as follows:

Mortgage interest    $4,200
Property taxes             700
Insurance          1,200
Utilities          3,200
Repairs          1,900
Depreciation          5,500

a.  What is the proper tax treatment of this information on their tax return using the Tax Court method?
b.  Is there an option for how to allocate the expense between personal and rental use?  Explain.
c.  What is the proper tax treatment if Matt and Marie rented the house for only 14 days?
38.  Janet owns a home at the lake.  She incurs the following expenses:

Mortgage interest        $1,300
Property taxes                 800
Insurance              1,500
Utilities              1,800
Repairs                 300
Depreciation              4,000

What is the proper treatment of these expenses in each of the following cases?  Use the Tax Court allocation method, if applicable.

Case

Rental Income

Days Rented

Personal Use Days

A

$9,000

45

10

B

12,000

55

25

C

6,000

10

30

D

22,000

365

0

 

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