# Compute the taxable income for 2021 in each of the following independent situations: a. Aaron and Michele, ages 40 and 41, respectively, are married and file a joint return. In addition to four dependent children, they have AGI of \$125,000 and itemized deductions of \$27,000. b. Sybil, age 40, is single and supports her dependent parents who live with her,

Chapter 3, Discussion Question #27

Compute the taxable income for 2021 in each of the following independent situations:

a. Aaron and Michele, ages 40 and 41, respectively, are married and file a joint return. In addition to four dependent children, they have AGI of \$125,000 and itemized deductions of \$27,000.

b. Sybil, age 40, is single and supports her dependent parents who live with her, as well as her grandfather who is in a nursing home. She has AGI of \$80,000 and itemized deductions of \$8,000.

c. Scott, age 49, is a surviving spouse. His household includes two unmarried stepsons who qualify as his dependents. He has AGI of \$75,000 and itemized deductions of \$10,100.

d. Amelia, age 33, is an abandoned spouse who maintains a household for her three dependent children. She has AGI of \$58,000 and itemized deductions of \$10,650.

e. Chang, age 42, is divorced but maintains the home in which he and Lei, his daughter, live. Lei is single and qualifies as Chang’s dependent. Chang has AGI of \$64,000 and itemized deductions of \$9,900.