1) Indexation Strategy: Your bank has stated that it pays= 3% interest, annually compounded, for 7-year certificate of deposit. You have determined to invest= $ 10,000 for seven years. If average rate of inflation during seven years is 2.5%/year in the seven years, and you anticipate being in 20% tax bracket for first three years, and 40% for next four years, what is your real, after tax return? Should you make the deposit?
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2) 2 years ago, Sam created the irrevocable trust and transferred in life insurance policy which had a death benefit of $1,100,000. Trust was named owner and beneficiary. Jack died last year. Supposing he made no other taxable gifts, how much is in his gross estate? Illustrate your work.