Required: Complete the tax return on form 540, Schedule CA (540), and form
Bea and Bill Morris live at 456 So. Sherman St., Placerville, CA 95667. They have one
dependent child, Barbara, age 2, and Bill’s parents Maggie and Mel Morris also live with
them. Maggie’s income was $3,054 and Mel’s income was $3,066, and their combined
income was less than half the cost of their support.
The Morris’ federal adjusted gross income was $107,460. Included in that amount, are
wages of $61,000 and $48,485, California income tax refund of $320, interest on a U.S.
series HH bond of $165, capital gains of $2,090, and California lottery winnings of $400.
They did not include interest income on City of Sacramento bonds of $625. They also
had an IRA deduction of $5,000.
Their federal itemized deductions included $11,350 for home mortgage interest, $3,200
for California income tax, $270 for State Disability Insurance, $82 for foreign income
tax, $2,890 real property tax, $490 personal property tax on automobiles, $80 in
gambling losses (California lottery), and $1,620 in charitable contributions.
Bea and Bill paid $1,690 for child care expenses when Bill’s parents were unable to baby