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1. Assume for 2016 that Don made one transfer involving his granddaughter as follows: Don opened a joint checking account with his granddaughter, with right of survivorship, for her college expenses. Don made an initial deposit of $100,000. During 2016, granddaughter wrote checks on the account to the school for tuition of $15,000 and living expenses of $20,000. What is the amount of the taxable gift for federal gift tax purposes?
2. Oliver gave his wife $5,250,000 worth of publicly traded stock in August 2016, outright. Oliver’s basis in the stock was $50,000. What is the amount of the taxable gift for federal gift tax purposes? (Oliver will not have made any other gifts to anyone in 2016).