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    Federal taxable income and tax liability

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    Hall Inc. has computed federal taxable income before deduction for state taxes of $3 million. It incurred state income tax in six states of $750,000 and paid $60,000 in state franchise taxes.

    a. Calculate Hall's federal taxable income and tax liability.
    b. Calculate Hall's total federal and state tax burden as a percentage of pretax earnings.

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    (a) Section 164(a) of the Internal Revenue Code allows a deduction for certain taxes paid or accrued during the taxable year including state franchise taxes ...

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    The solution determines the federal taxable income and tax liability.