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    During the year, Mark reports $90,000 of active business income from his law practice. He also owns two passive activities. From Activity A, he earns $20,000 of income, and from Activity B, he incurs a $30,000 loss. As a result, Mark

    A. reports AGI of $80,000.
    B. reports AGI of $90,000 with a $10,000 loss carryover.
    C. reports AGI of $90,000 with a $30,000 loss carryover.
    D. reports AGI of $110,000 with a $30,000 loss carryover.

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    He has to report the full amount of income from his law practice, which is $90,000. He cannot reduce his income from the actual amount that was made. The AGI of $90,000 would be reported. Losses from passive ...

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    This solution provides the correct answer with explanation to the active business income question listed. The correct amounts for AGI and for the loss carryover are both calculated and explained.