Noah and Joan Arc’s Tax Return
This problem is divided into three parts. You will need to complete some of the forms in the other parts in order to determine the amounts that are used on Form 1040.Noah and Joan Arc live with their family at 4342 Josie Jo, Santee, CA 92071. Noah’s Social Security number is 434-11-3311; Joan’s is 456-87-5432. Both are in their mid-30s and enjoy good health and eyesight. Noah owns and operates a pet store and Joan is a firefighter for the city.1. The Arcs have two children, a son named Billie Bob (Social Security number 598-01-2345), who is 7 years old, and a daughter named Mary Sue (Social Security number 554-33-2411), who is 4 years old.
The Arcs paid $3,200 to the Roundup Day Care Center to take care of Mary Sue while they worked. Because Joan is a firefighter, she was home in the afternoon to care for Billie Bob after school.2. For the current year, Joan’s W-2 from the city fire department is located below. Noah made estimated federal income tax payments of $12,000 and estimated state income tax payments of $1,020 during the current year.