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Frank wishes to reduce his gross estate by gifting to his son. He is trying to choose between gifting $100,000 cash or $100,000 in rapidly...

Frank wishes to reduce his gross estate by gifting to his son.  He is trying to choose between gifting $100,000 cash or $100,000 in rapidly appreciating stock.  Frank is 59 and in good health.  Which should he choose to gift in order to more effectively reduce his gross estate? 


The stock

The cash

It doesn't matter.

Give $50,000 cash and $50,000 stock.

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