Husband and Wife,who Live in a Common Law State,are Eligible

Question 52
Multiple Choice

Husband and wife,who live in a common law state,are eligible to file a joint return for 2014,but elect to file separately.They do not have dependents.Wife has adjusted gross income of $25,000 and has $2,200 of expenditures which qualify as itemized deductions.She is entitled to one exemption.Husband deducts itemized deductions of $11,200.What is the taxable income for the wife? A)$14,850 B)$18,850 C)$8,650 D)$22,800