James, who is in the 35 percent marginal tax bracket, owns 100 percent of the stock of JJ Inc. This year, JJ generates $500,000 taxable income and pays a $100,000 dividend to James. Compute his tax on the dividend under each of the following assumptions:
a. The federal tax rules currently in effect apply to the dividend payment.
b. The federal tax system has been amended to allow shareholders to gross up dividend income by the corporate tax paid with respect to the dividend and credit this tax against their individual tax.

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