# AGI and partnerships: calculate Teresa's AGI

9. Teresa, an attorney, earns $300,000 from her practice. During the year, she paid $50,000 to acquire a 20% interest in a partnership that produces a $200,000 loss ($40,000 distributive share to Teresa). She also receives $35,000 in interest and dividends on other investments. What is Teresa's AGI if she is a material participant in the partnership? What is her AGI if she does not participate in the partnership?

a. $295,000 if material and $295,000 if she does not participate

b. $295,000 if material and $335,000 if she does not participate

c. $285,000 if material and $335,000 if she does not participate

d. $335,000 if material and $335,000 if she does not participate

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AGI calculation

$300,000 self employment income

$35,000 interest and dividends

($40,000) partnership loss

$295,000 AGI, if material participant

$40,000 passive ...

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