Water’s Current E&P for the Year
Water Corporation reports $500,000 of taxable income for the current year. The following additional information is available:
? For the current year, Water reports an $80,000 long-term capital loss and no capital gains.
? Taxable income includes $80,000 of dividends from a 10%-owned domestic corporation.
? Water paid fines and penalties of $6,000 that were not deducted in computing taxable income.
? In computing this year’s taxable income, Water deducted a $20,000 NOL carryover
from a prior tax year.
? Water claimed a $10,000 U.S. production activities deduction.
? Taxable income includes a deduction for $40,000 of depreciation that exceeds the depreciation allowed for E&P purposes.
Assume a 34% corporate tax rate. What is Water’s current E&P for this year?