Ashley Panda

Ashley Panda lives at 1310 Meadow Lane, Wayne, OH 23412, and her Social Security number is 123–45–6789. Ashley is single and has a 20-year-old son, Bill. His Social Security number is 111–11–1111. Karl lives with Ashley, and she fully supports him. Bill spent 2011 traveling in Europe and was not a college student. He had gross income of $4,655 in 2011. Ashley owns the Enterprises, LLC sole proprietorship, a data processing service (98– 7654321), which is located at 456 Hill Street, Wayne, OH 43466. The business activity code is 514210. Her 2011 Form 1040, Schedule C for Panda Enterprises shows revenues of $255,000, office expenses of $66,759, employee salary of $63,000, employee payroll taxes of $4,820, meals and entertainment expenses (before the 50% reduction) of $22,000, and rent expense of $34,000. The rent expense includes payments related to renting an office ($30,000) and payments related to renting various equipment ($4,000). There is no depreciation because all depreciable equipment owned has been fully depreciated in previous years. No fringe benefits are provided to the employee. Ashley personally purchases health insurance on herself and Bill. The premiums are $23,000 per year. Ashley has an extensive stock portfolio and has prepared the following analysis:

Stock

Number of
Shares

Date
Purchased

Date Sold

Per
Share
Cost

Per Share
Selling Price

Total
Dividends

Beige

10

10/18/10

10/11/11

$80

$ 74

$30

Garland

30

10/11/04

10/11/11

43

157

70

Puce

15

3/10/11

8/11/11

62

33

45

Ashley had $800 of interest income from State of Ohio bonds and $600 of interest income on her Wayne Savings Bank account. She received $25,000 of alimony from her former husband. His Social Security number is 123–45–6788. Ashley itemizes her deductions and had the following items, which may be relevant to her return:

Item

Amount

Comment

Unreimbursed medical expenses for

$1,786

Does not include health insurance

Ashley (all for visits to doctors)

 

premiums.

State income taxes paid

1,830

 

Real property taxes on personal

3,230

 

residence

 

 

Interest paid on home mortgage

8,137

The loan is secured by the residence

(Form 1098)

 

and was incurred when the home

   

was purchased.

Charitable contributions

940

Cash paid to Ashley’s church.

Sales taxes

619

Amount per sales tax table.

Ashley made a $21,000 estimated Federal income tax payment, does not wish any of her taxes to finance presidential elections, has no foreign bank accounts or trusts, and wants any refund to be applied against her 2012 taxes. Compute Ashley’s net tax payable or refund due for 2011. If you use tax forms for your computations, you will need Form 1040 and its Schedules A, C, D, and SE and Form 8949. Suggested software: H&R BLOCK At Home.

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