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Basic Federal Income Taxation: Taxable Income and Tax Computation: Personal and Dependency Exemptions

This lesson is best used after studying Federal Income Taxation: Taxable Income and Tax Computation, in class. The lesson includes problem sets to work through, allowing you to apply the Code and Regs. to a variety of situations involving personal and dependency exemptions, under Internal Revenue Code sections 151 and 152.

For the taxable years 2018 through 2025, Code § 151(d)(5) has reduced all personal and dependency exemptions to zero.

Therefore, until 2026, the following lesson is for historical information and does not reflect current law's disallowance of personal and dependency exemptions. Other Code sections do, however, still rely on the definition of dependent found in § 152 - for example, § 32 (earned income tax credit) and § 213 (deduction for medical expenses).

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Basic Federal Income Taxation: Taxable Income and Tax Computation: Claim of Right Mitigation Doctrine

This lesson is best used after studying Federal Income Taxation: Taxable Income and Tax Computation, in class. The lesson includes problem sets to work through, allowing you to apply the Code and Regs. to a variety of situations involving the claim of right mitigation doctrine under section 1341.

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Basic Federal Income Taxation: Taxable Income and Tax Computation: Taxation of Minor Children's Income

This lesson is best used after studying Federal Income Taxation: Taxable Income and Tax Computation, in class. The lesson includes problem sets to work through, allowing you to apply the Code and Regs. to a variety of situations involving the taxation of minor children's income under section 1(g).

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Basic Federal Income Taxation: Property Transactions: Computation of Gain and Loss Realized

This lesson is best used after studying Federal Income Taxation: Property Transactions, in class. The lesson includes problem sets to work through, allowing you to apply the Code and Regs. to a variety of situations involving the computation of gain and loss realized under Internal Revenue Code §§ 1001, 1011-1016.

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Basic Federal Income Taxation: Property Transactions: Exclusion of Gain on the Sale of a Principal Residence

This lesson is best used after studying Federal Income Taxation: Property Transaction, in class. The lesson includes problem sets to work through, allowing you to apply the Code and Regs. to a variety of situations involving exclusion of gain on the sale of a principal residence, under IRS Code section 121.

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