For each situation, indicate the number (not amount) of personal and dependency exemptions, the filing status, and the amount of the standard deduction allowed on the return for the taxpayer(s) in bold. The year is 2015. All people are residents of Nebraska. Please
use the following abbreviations: S – single; MFJ – married filing
jointly; MFS – married filing separately; SS – surviving spouse; HH –
head of household.
Number of Filing Standard
1. Adam is a single father, age 35, who
maintains a home for his two sons, ages
5 and 8. The 5 year old is deaf and blind.
2. Jeff, 66, and Tina, 62 are a married couple
with one child, Alicia, 25, who lives with
them. Alicia attended the university for one
semester and earned $5,000 working part time.
Jeff and Tina spent $6,000 on Alicia’s
3. Jessica‘s husband died in 2012. Jessica’s
son, age 15, lives with him and is totally
supported by Jessica. Jessica is 40 years old.
4. Brooke who is single and 30, pays for the
housing and food for Uncle Harry (her
mother’s brother) who lives in the town
house next door. The value of Brooke’s
support is $7,500. Uncle Harry received
$2,000 in social security benefits during
the year, all of which he spent.
5. Kyle, age 50, is blind.
Kyle’s wife, Jackie, died in