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im filling out Form 5227 and dont know how to do the balance

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i'm filling out Form 5227 and don't know how to do the balance sheet on page 3.
my problem how do I get the



form 5227 Balance sheet Part IV line 38 (a) (b) (c) where do these numbers come from? I don't know how to get col (c) FMV. can you help?

MyVirtualCPA :

Thanks for asking your question! I'm sorry to hear about your tax issue and I'm going to try my best to help you understand or resolve it.

MyVirtualCPA :

Are you a charitable remainder Unitrust?

MyVirtualCPA :

If you are not, then you do not have to fill out column C

Customer:

I am charitable remained unitrust

MyVirtualCPA :

To compute the column C you would have to get the net fair market value of assets at either any one date during the year or an average of different dates during the year

MyVirtualCPA :

For cash, your fair market value would be what you have. Cash is line 38

Customer:

can I use End of year book value/

MyVirtualCPA :

No you would use the fair market value. You would have to have a valuation

Customer:

I think the complete balance sheet is fill out wrong how can I straighten it out?

MyVirtualCPA :

Well, you would simply get a new form and fill out the correct information in the proper columns

MyVirtualCPA :

The beginning book value is in column a, and the ending book value is in column b

MyVirtualCPA :

Column C is for the fair market value

Customer:

I think I need to turn the problem over to tax expert in Las Vegas any suggestion.

MyVirtualCPA :

You can contact your local state board of accountancy for names of professionals in your area

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Can you try copying the conversation and pasting it into an application such as MS Word

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