In 2019, bertha jarow had a $28,000 loss from the sale of a personal residence. she also purchased from an individual inventor for $7,000 (and resold in two months for $18,000) a patent on a rubber bonding process. the patent had not yet been reduced to practice. bertha purchased the patent as an investment. in addition, she had the following capital gains and losses from stock transactions: long-term capital loss long-term capital loss carryover from 2018 ($6,000) (12,000) 21,000 (7,000) short-term capital gain short-term capital loss a. what is bertha's net capital gain or loss? bertha has a net long-term capital loss of $ 7,000 . bertha has a net short-term capital gain of $ 14,000 as a result, bertha has an overall net short-term capital gain of $ 7,000 . b. complete the letter to bertha, explaining the tax treatment of the sale of her personal residence. assume bertha's income from other sources puts her in the 24% bracket. nellen, young, raabe, & maloney, cpas 5191 natorp boulevard mason, oh 45040 march 17, 2020 ms. bertha jarow 120 west street ashland, or 97520 dear ms. jarow: this letter is in response to your request for an explanation of the tax treatment of the sale of your residence. as you know, the residence was sold for less than your cost. thus, you had a $ loss on the residence sale. because the home was a personal use asset, tax law does not allow that loss to be deducted on your tax return. you for the opportunity to be of service. telephone me if you have additional questions.
b for the first one, a for the second one.
that they will be making the least amount of money possible
(a) underallocated overhead occurs when allocated overhead costs are less than actual overhead costs.
in accounting, overhead usually refers to the indirect manufacturing costs, therefore in this instance, the actual manufacturing overhead cost, are more than alloacted manufacturing overhead costs.