Jan can invest $4,000 of after-tax dollars (AT$)directly in a taxable bond outside an IRA,or she can contribute the $4,000 to a nondeductible IRA and invest in the same bond

Jan can invest $4,000 of after-tax dollars (AT$)directly in a taxable bond outside an IRA,or she can contribute the $4,000 to a nondeductible IRA and invest in the same bond through the IRA vehicle.In either case the bond yields an annual 4% before-tax rate of return (BTROR).Jan’s marginal tax rate is 15%,and she expects it to remain so for the entire investment horizon of 25 years.What is her annualized after-tax rate of return (annualized ATROR)for the “bond inside the IRA”?
A)3)6%
B)4)5%
C)4%
D)None of the above.


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