gross income

a. Erwin and Eleanor are married and file a joint tax return. They have adjusted gross…

a. Erwin and Eleanor are married and file a joint tax return. They have adjusted gross income of $43,000, no tax-exempt interest, and $15,050 of Social Security benefits. As a result, $ of the Social Security benefits are taxable.

b. Assume Erwin and Eleanor have adjusted gross income of $17,800, no tax-exempt interest, and $19,580 of Social Security benefits. As a result, $ of the Social Security benefits are taxable.

c. Assume Erwin and Eleanor have adjusted gross income of $116,500, no tax-exempt interest, and $17,475 of Social Security benefits. As a result, $ of the Social Security benefits are taxable.