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Husband and wife, who live in a common law state, are eligible
to file a joint return for 2018, but elect to file separately. Wife
has adjusted gross income of $42,000 and has $5,500 of expenditures
which qualify as itemized deductions. Husband deducts itemized
deductions of $16,000. What is the taxable income for the wife?
D) None of the above.