Phillip’s real estate business is named “Phillip Dunphy Realty.” His business is located at 645 Grove Street, Los Angeles, CA 90018, and his employer….
Phillip’s real estate business is named “Phillip Dunphy Realty.” His business is located at 645 Grove Street, Los Angeles, CA 90018, and his employer identification number is 93-3488888. Phillip’s gross receipts during the year were $730,000. Phillip uses the cash method of accounting for his business. Phillip’s business expenses are as follows: Advertising $ 5,000 Professional dues 800 Professional journals 200 Employee wages 48,000 Insurance on office contents 1,120 Accounting services 2,100 Miscellaneous office expense 500 Utilities and telephone 3,360 Payroll taxes 3,600 Depreciation To be calculated On March 20, Phillip moved his business out of the old offices at 1103 Allium Lane into a newly constructed and equipped office on Grove Street. Phillip sold the old office building and all its furnishings. Phillip’s expenditures for the new office building are as follows: Phillip computes his cost recovery allowance using MACRS. He would like to use the §179 immediate expensing, but he has elected to not claim any bonus depreciation. Phillip has never claimed §179 or bonus depreciation before. The assets Phillip sold on March 20 are as follows: Phillip has never sold any assets relating to his business before this transaction.