Walter and Nancy provide 60% of the support of their daughter (age 18) and son-in-law (age 22).

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Walter and Nancy provide 60% of the support of their daughter (age 18) and son-in-law (age 22). The son-in-law (John) is a full-time student at a local university, while the daughter (Irene) holds various part-time jobs from which she earns $11,000. Walter and Nancy engage you to prepare their tax return for 2015. During a meeting with them in late March 2016, you learn that John and Irene have filed a joint return. What tax advice would you give based on the following assumptions:

a. All parties live in Louisiana (a community property state).

b. All parties live in New Jersey (a common law state).

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South Western Federal Taxation 2016 Individual Income Taxes

ISBN: 9781305393301

39th Edition

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

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