ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 4 Complete Work
ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 1
Explain why the tax laws required the cost of certain assets to be capitalized and recovered over time rather than immediately expensed. How does this reasoning compare with the reasoning for financial accounting purposes? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.
ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 2
Why are capital gains and dividends taxed at a different rate than ordinary income? Has this always been the case? Discuss the economic and social implications the changes in tax rates for capital gains and dividends. Do you think the existing policies are fair? Why or why not? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.
ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 4 Assignment Problems
Complete the following problems at the end of each chapter:
Chapter 9: Problems 56 and 57
Chapter 10: Comprehensive Problems 64 and 65
Chapter 11: Problem 61
The assignment should be completed in an excel spreadsheet, with one problem on each tab. You must show your work, with notes on how you completed the problem. Specifically, indicate which items you did not include in your calculations because they were not taxable and explain items that are excluded or limited.
An example of a completed tax template and the related Form 1040 and schedules are available under Resources>Course Materials>Course Add-ons. Demonstrations are available in the module readings and Course Materials.