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For gift tax purposes, advisors regularly recommend that an insured who owns a policy in his own name transfer the policy to a new irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT) to remove the policy from the insured's gross estate.

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Q: What is the valuation of a life insurance policy for gift tax purposes?
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