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Bill and Janet are a married couple filing jointly in 2018 and have one child, Robert, who is 9 years old. Robert has interest income of $3,000 in 2018. Bill and Janet’s taxable income in 2018 is $46,050 and they take the standard deduction as the only from AGI deduction.

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Calculate Robert’s tax liability for 2018, assuming:

a.  Bill and Janet do not make the election to include Robert’s income on their tax return.
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b.  Bill and Janet make the election to include Robert’s income on their tax return.
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Juniper Corporation has taxable income of $48,000 for the short period ended on October 31, 2018.

Calculate Juniper Corporation's short-period tax for the period January 1 through October 31, 2018. Assume that this is not the first or last year of operations. The corporate tax rate is 21 percent.

If required, round any division to four decimal places and round your answer to the nearest dollar. Base the allocation on months, not days.

Juniper Corporation's short-period tax is $_____________

Melaleuca, Inc., is an accrual basis taxpayer with the following transactions during the calendar tax year:

Accrual business income (except rent and interest) $63,000
Accrual business expenses (except rent) 42,000
Three months' rent received on a leased building on November 1 of this year 9,000
Prepaid interest for 1 year received on a note on July 1 of the current year 12,000
Six months' rent paid on December 1 for business property 7,200

Calculate Melaleuca, Inc.'s, net income for this year.
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Otto and Monica are married taxpayers who file a joint tax return. For the current tax year, they have AGI of $128,400. They have excess depreciation on real estate of $89,880, which must be added back to AGI to arrive at AMTI. The amount of their mortgage interest expense for the year was $25,680, and they made charitable contributions of $12,840. They have no other itemized deductions.

If Otto and Monica's taxable income for the current year is $81,780, determine the amount of their AMTI.
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