(1) For its 2010 tax year, Ilex Corporation has ordinary income of $240,000, a short-term capital loss of $60,000, and a long-term capital gain of $20,000. Calculate Ilex Corporation's tax liability for 2010.
(2) Fisafolia Corporation has gross income from operations of $220,000 and operating expenses of $160,000 for 2010. The corporation also has $20,000 in dividends from publicly traded domestic corporations (ownership in all corporations was less than 20 percent). a. a. Calculate the corporation's dividends received deduction for 2010. b. Assume that instead of $220,000, Fisafolia Corporation has gross income from operations of $135,000. Calculate the corporation's dividends received deduction for 2010.
(3) Beech Corporation, an accrual basis taxpayer, was organized and began business on July 1, 2010. During 2010, the corporation incurred the following expenses: State fees for incorporation $ 500 Legal and accounting fees incident to organization 1,800 Expenses for the sale of stock 2,100 Organizational meeting expenses 750 Assuming that Beech Corporation does not elect to expense but chooses to amortize organizational-expenditures over 15 years, calculate the corporation's deduction for its calendar tax year 2010.
(4) Citradoria Corporation is a regular corporation that contributes $35,000 cash to qualified charitable organizations during 2010. The corporation has net operating income of $140,000 before deducting the contributions, and dividends received from domestic corporations (ownership in all corporations is less than 20 percent) in the amount of $20,000. a. What is the amount of Citradoria Corporation's allowable deduction for charitable contributions for the current year?
b. What may the corporation do with any excess amount of contributions?
(5) Cedar Corporation has an S corporation election in effect. During the 2010 calendar tax year, the corporation had ordinary taxable income of $200,000, and on January 15, 2010, the corporation paid dividends to shareholders in the amount of $120,000. How much taxable income, in total, must the shareholders of the corporation report on their 2010 tax returns? Explain your answer.
(6) Bill and Guilda each own 50 percent of the stock of Radiata Corporation, an S corporation. Guilda's basis in her stock is $25,000. On July 31, 2010, Bill sells his stock, with a basis of $40,000, to Loraine for $50,000. For the 2010 tax year, Radiata Corporation has a loss of $100,375. a. Calculate the amount of the corporation's loss that may be deducted by Bill on his 2010 tax return. b. Calculate the amount of the corporation's loss that may be deducted by Guilda on her 2010 tax return. c. Calculate the amount of the corporation's loss that may be deducted by Loraine on her 2010 tax return.
(7) Grevilla Gerporation is a manufacturing company. The corporation has accumulated earnings of $950,000, and it can establish reasonable needs for $400,000 of that amount. Calculate the amount of the accumulated earnings tax (if any) that Grevilla Corporation is subject to for this year.
(8) Cypress Corporation has regular taxable income of $170,000 (assume annual gross receipts are greater than $5 million) and regular tax liability of $49,550 for 2010. The corporation also has tax preference items amounting to $105,000. Calculate Cypress Corporation's alternative minimum tax liability. Assume Cypress Corporation is not a "small corporation."