Tax Deficiency Assignment
Emma would like to challenge a tax deficiency assessed by the IRS on last year's tax return, and she already exhausted the IRS internal appeals process. Her lawyer believes that the facts of her case may help Emma if she has a sympathetic audience. However, she is unable to pay the claim currently and her top priority is to utilize a court that does not require her to pay up-front. She does want to be able to appeal if the lower court does not render in her favor. Which court is the most appropriate for Emma? a d. Small Tax Division of US Tax Court e. US Supreme Court a. US Tax Court b. US District Court c. US Court of Federal Claims 6. Which one of the following forms of business enterprise is NOT taxed at the individual owner level as a pass-through entity?
a. Limited partnership b. S corporation a Closely held C corporation d. Sole proprietorship C. 7. Josh, a single taxpayer, sold Dell stock which he had held for three years for $6,000, his cost basis is $2,000. In addition, he sold IBM stock for $4,000, having paid $5,000 for the stock three months earlier. Josh is in the 32% tax rate bracket. What will be his tax liability relative to these stock sales? a. $0 b. $250 c. $450 d. $1,050 e. $3,000 _8. Which of the following is true regarding the individual tax formula? a. The tax savings from a deduction is the amount of the deduction itself b. Exclusions are items of expenditure that are allowed to reduce taxable income. c. Itemized deductions are always beneficial to the taxpayer. d. The standard deduction amount is generally based on the taxpayer's filing status. e. The tax rate structure for individuals is proportional. .