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    Analyze Jill's investment in Aromatics bonds

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    Jill invested 25,000 in the bonds of industrial Aromatics Inc. She held them for 13 months, at the end of which she sold them for 26, 746. During the period of ownership she received 2,000 in interest. Calculate the pretax and after tax HPR on Jill's investment. Assume that she is in the 31% ordinary tax bracket (federal and state combined) and pays a 15% capital gains rate on dividends and on capital gains for holding periods longer than 12 months.

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    Before tax capital gains = 26,746 - 25,000 = 1,746
    After ...

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    The expert analyzes Jill's investment in Aromatic bonds. The pretax and after tax HPR are calculated.