Kold Services Corporation estimates that its 2013 taxable income will be $500,000. Thus, it is subject to a flat 34% income tax rate and incurs a $170,000 liability. For each of the following independent cases, compute Kold's minimum quarterly estimated tax payments that will avoid an underpayment penalty.
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a. For 2012, taxable income was a loss of $300,000. Kold carried back all of this loss to prior years and exhausted the entire net operating loss in creating a zero 2012 liability.
b. For 2012, taxable income was $450,000, and tax liability was $153,000.
c. For 2011, taxable income was $2 million, and tax liability was $680,000. For 2012, taxable income was $450,000, and tax liability was $153,000.