Another client, Ms. Dunham, has asked you to help her understand how her tax is computed. You need to provide Ms. Dunham with the following:
- An example of how to calculate the tax liability using the tax rate table and the tax rate formula for a taxpayer with taxable income of $55,000, filing status married filing jointly.
- An explanation of the marginal tax rate and average tax rates for this tax payer.
Be clear in our elaboration s that Ms. Dunham, a person with no business or tax background, can understand.