Review the textbook problem #54 on page 608.
Prepare a 350- to 700-word document that addresses and includes the amount of taxable estate for each of the following:
- Address the question at the end of the scenario.
- If Godfrey came to you before his death and told you that he had a spouse and two children under the age of 18, what kind of estate plan would you suggest for him?
- What if Godfrey had no spouse but had two children under the age of 18?
- What if Godfrey had no spouse or children, but had a favorite niece?
Feel free to set up the assignment in memo format since you are responding to Godfrey’s questions. You can include a Q&A within the memo. Start your memo with a brief introduction to let Godfrey know the memo will address.
Word Count: Make sure you are at least meeting the minimum word count.
APA: If you quote, paraphrase, and/or summarize from any source apply APA.
54.[LO 12.4] When Godfrey died in 2016, his assets were valued as follows:
Date of death valuation
Valuation six months later
The executor sold the stock two months after the decedent’s death for $2,200,000.
The bonds were sold seven months after the decedent’s death for $4,630,000. What
valuation should be used for the gross estate?