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Alfred E. Old and Beulah A. Crane, each age 42, married on September 7, 2014. Alfred and Beulah will file a joint return for 2016. Alfred's Social Security number is 111-11-1112. Beulah's Social Security number is 123-45-6789, and she adopted "Old" as her married name They live at 211 Brickstone Drive, Atlanta, GA 30304 Alfred was divorced from Sarah Old in March 2014. Under the divorce agreement, Alfred is to pay Sarah $1,250 per month for the next 10 years or until Sarah's death, whichever occurs first. Alfred pays Sarah $15,000 in 2016. In addition, in January 2016, Alfred pays Sarah $50,000, which is designated as being for her share of the marital property. Also, Alfred is responsible for all prior years' income taxes. Sarah's Social Security number is 123-45-6788 Alfred's salary for 2016 is $150,000, and his employer, Cherry, Inc. (Federal I.D. No. 98-7654321), provides him with group term life insurance equal to twice his annual salary. His employer withheld $24,900 for Federal income taxes and $8,000 for state income taxes. The proper amounts were withheld for FICA taxes. Beulah recently graduated from law school and is employed by Legal Aid Society, Inc. (Federal I.D. No. 11-1111111), as a public defender She receives a salary of $40,000 in 2016. Her employer withheld $7,500 for Federal income taxes and $2,400 for state income taxes. The proper amounts were withheld for FICA taxes. Beulah has $2,500 in qualified dividends on Yellow Corporation stock she inherited. Alfred and Beulah receive a $1,900 refund on their 2015 state income taxes. They itemized deductions on their 2015 Federal income tax return (total of $15,000). Alfred and Beulah pay $4,500 interest and $1,450 property taxes on their personal residence in 2016. Their charitable contributions total $2,400 (all to their church). They paid sales taxes of $1,400, for which they maintain the receipts. Both spouses had health insurance for all months of 2016 and do not want to contribute to the Presidential Election Campaign. Required Compute the Olds' net tax payable (or refund due) for 2016. Use Form 1040 and Schedule A, Schedule B and the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet to complete this tax return. It may be necessary to complete the tax schedules before completing Form 1040 Enter all amounts as positive numbers. .If an amount box does not require an entry or the answer is zero, enter "O" . Make realistic assumptions about any missing data. . When computing the tax liability, do not round your immediate calculations. If required round your final answers to the nearest dollar . Use the 2016 Tax Rate Schedule provided. Do not use the Tax Tables

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