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Subject:  avoiding the gift tax Date:  3/7/2013  2:19 PM
Author:  StockGoddess Number:  117978 of 124814

If someone wanted to give a married couple the max allowed without a gift tax, and that married couple had a joint account, could they, say, put $26K into that account, transfer it electronically, or would they have to explicitly give each person a check for $13K and/or make two $13K transfers?

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