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Briefly describe the two fundamental qualities of useful

Intermediate Accounting | 15th Edition | ISBN: 9781118147290 | Authors: Donald E. Kieso ISBN: 9781118147290 164

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Briefly describe the two fundamental qualities of useful accounting information.

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Dispositions of passive Activities Deductions of suspended losses are allowed when passive activities are sold and when they are disposed of because the taxpayer dies. No deductions for gifts. Must determine the suspended passive loss as it relates to the item in order to get the proper deduction. Done by proporitantly taking total percentage of loss from event and then mutlpying by suspended loss. Disposistion by sale Basically you have to take the amount gained or lost from the sale( although it is taxed at about 15% since it is a capital gain) and then subtract the amount that is under suspended loss to get the effect on gross income. Net capital losses are also capped at 3,000 anything past this would affect the gross income the subsequent year. Disposistion upon death Any r

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Textbook: Intermediate Accounting
Edition: 15
Author: Donald E. Kieso
ISBN: 9781118147290

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