Indicate whether the imputed interest rules should apply in the following situations. Assume that all of the

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Indicate whether the imputed interest rules should apply in the following situations. Assume that all of the loans were made at the beginning of the tax year unless otherwise indicated.

a. Mike loaned his sister $90,000 to buy a new home. Mike did not charge interest on the loan. The Federal rate was 5%. Mike’s sister had $900 of investment income for the year.
b. Sam’s employer maintains an emergency loan fund for its employees. During the year, Sam’s wife was very ill, and he incurred unusually large medical expenses. He borrowed $8,500 from his employer’s emergency loan fund for six months. The Federal rate was 5.5%. Sam and his wife had no investment income for the year.
c. Jody borrowed $25,000 from her controlled corporation for six months. She used the funds to pay her daughter’s college tuition. The corporation charged Jody 4% interest. The Federal rate was 5%. Jody had $3,500 of investment income for the year.
d. Kait loaned her son, Jake, $60,000 for six months. Jake used the $60,000 to pay off college loans. The Federal rate was 5%, and Kait did not charge Jake any interest. Jake had dividend and interest income of $2,100 for the tax year.

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South Western Federal Taxation 2017 Comprehensive

ISBN: 9781305874169

40th Edition

Authors: William H. Hoffman, David M. Maloney, William A. Raabe, James C. Young

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