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150 words each question total should be 1200 words.

 

 

 

 

 1.How does the Tax Code define a dividend?

 2.How does the Tax Code define earnings and profits?

3.      Explain how a corporate distribution to a shareholder is impacted in the following cases:

 

·         The distributing corporation has sufficient current and accumulated earnings and profits to cover the distribution amount.

 

 

 

·         The distributing corporation has sufficient current and accumulated earnings and profits to cover one-half of the distribution amount.

 

 

 

 

·         The distributing corporation has no current and accumulated earnings and profits to cover any of the distribution amount and the distribution amount exceeds the shareholders stock basis.Organize an outline that lists the advantages and disadvantages of making a consolidated return election. Include at least five advantages and five disadvantages of making the election.

 

 

 

4.   List the advantages and disadvantages of making a consolidated return election. Include at least five advantages and five disadvantages of making the election.

 

 

 

 

5.   What Code Section discusses partnership formation under the Internal Revenue Code?

 

 

 

6.   How does this Section differ from a corporate formation under Section 351?

 

 

 

7.What does it mean when we say that a partnership is a pass-through entity? Is it better for an entity to be a pass-through entity?  Why or why not?

 

 

8.What is a partnership agreement and what information does it normally include?

 

 

 

True/False  3 Points Each

 

Highlight or circle the correct response.

 

 

 

1.      A distribution from a corporation will be taxable to the recipient shareholders only to the extent of the corporation’s E & P.

 

 

2.      All distributions that are not dividends are a return of capital and decrease the shareholder’s basis.

 

 

3.      All cash distributions received from a corporation with a positive balance in accumulated E & P at the beginning of the year will be taxed as dividend income.

 

 

4.      A distribution in excess of E & P is treated as capital gain by shareholders.

 

 

5.      The terms “earnings and profits” and “retained earnings” are identical in meaning.

 

 

6.      Regardless of any deficit in current E & P, distributions during the year are taxed as dividends to the extent of accumulated E & P.

 

 

 

 

7.      In a property distribution, the amount of dividend income recognized by a shareholder is always reduced by the amount of liability assumed by a shareholder.

 

8.      Business reasons, and not tax incentives, constitute the primary motivation for most corporations to form a conglomerate and file tax and financial accounting reports on a consolidated basis.

 

9.      A consolidated Federal income tax return may be the product of a merger of the affiliates, or another corporate combination.

 

10.  The consolidated return rules are designed to allow a tax-neutral means by which to elect to file on a consolidated basis.

 

11.  Most of the Federal consolidated income tax return rules are found in detailed sections of the tax Regulations.

 

12.  When the parent acquires 51% of a subsidiary U.S. corporation, the subsidiary can join the consolidated financial statements and the consolidated tax return of the parent.

 

 

13.  A consolidated Federal income tax group must meet the eligibility requirements of the Regulations on the first day of the first year for which the election to consolidate is effective, and then on the last day of every succeeding tax year.

 

 

 

 

 

14.  The right to file on a consolidated basis is available to a group of corporations when they constitute a “parent-subsidiary affiliated group.”

 

 

16.  A limited partnership (LP) offers all partners protection from claims by the LP’s creditors.

 

 

17.  The taxable income of a partnership flows through to the partners, who report the income on their tax returns.

 

 

 

18.  Jack and Jill formed the equal JJ Partnership during the current year, with Jack contributing $100,000 in cash and Jill contributing land (basis of $60,000, fair market value of $40,000) and equipment (basis of $0, fair market value of $60,000). Jill recognizes a $40,000 gain on the contribution and her basis in her partnership interest is $100,000.

 

19.  Section 721 provides that no gain or loss is recognized on a contribution of property to a partnership in exchange for an interest in the partnership. An exception might apply if the taxpayer receives a cash distribution from the partnership soon after the property contribution is made.

 

 

20.  The primary purpose of the partnership agreement is to document the various tax elections made by the partners regarding depreciation methods, treatment of research and experimental costs, calculation of the § 199 deduction, and the § 754 election.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the next newsletter, you have been asked to write about the effect of a specific communicable disease on your community. 

Identify a communicable disease to research.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper summarizing your research. Include the following information:

  • Describe the disease and discuss efforts to control it.
  • Identify the environmental factors related to this disease.
  • Explain the influence of lifestyles, socioeconomic status, and disease management.
    • Identify gaps and how you might connect to other resources to meet needs that are not locally available.
    • Include recommendations to expand the community's programs if there are gaps.
  • Describe what the public health department is doing to reduce the threat of the disease.
  • Include data findings, evidence-based intervention, and a plan to ensure quality health.

Include at least 3 APA formatted references.

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According to the textbook, ongoing challenges in the global business environment are mostly attributed to unethical business practices, failure to embrace technology advancements, and stiff competition among businesses. Imagine that you have been appointed as Apple’s Chief Compliance Officer and must prepare a 4-6 page paper for Apple’s suppliers regarding Apple’s Supplier Code of Conduct. To prepare, review Apple’s Supplier Code of Conduct, located at https://www.apple.com/supplier-responsibility/. Next,  submit a four to six (4-6) page paper on Apple’s Code of Conduct.  

In addition to the paper, you must also create a presentation using PowerPoint (or other equivalent software) summarizing the important changes and explanations regarding the code of conduct that you communicated in your paper to email to the suppliers after the meeting for future reference.

You must submit both parts of the assignment to receive full credit.

Part 1:  Paper

Prepare a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

  1. List specific changes that Apple has made to its Code of Conduct in recent years. Provide at least one (1) example of each change.
  2. Explain the identified changes to the suppliers in such a way that they will understand the standards that Apple requires in order to maintain their relationship with the company.

Part 2: PowerPoint Presentation

Create a six to eight (6-8) slide PowerPoint presentation in which you:

  1. Summarize Apple’s Supplier Responsibility information.
  2. Discuss Apple’s stance on each of the following areas:
    1. Empowering workers
    2. Labor and Human Rights
    3. Health and Safety
    4. The Environment
    5. Accountability
  1. Identify the key ways that Apple’s Progress Report has changed since last year.
  2. Examine the manner in which Apple’s Supplier Code of Conduct helps the organization operate as a socially responsible organization.
  3. Provide detailed speaker notes of what you would say if you were delivering the presentation.
  4. Submit a reference page with at least two (2) quality references that you have used for this presentation / paper. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your PowerPoint presentation must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Format the PowerPoint presentation with headings on each slide and three to four (3-4) relevant graphics (photographs, graphs, clip art, etc.), ensuring that the presentation is visually appealing and readable from 18 feet away. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a title slide containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The title and reference slides are not included in the required slide length.

For the written paper, your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Evaluate the influences of changing economic, political, social, cultural, and technological forces on business and society.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in business and society.
  • Write clearly and concisely about business and society using proper writing mechanics.

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