estate tax

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estate tax:

see inheritance taxinheritance tax,
assessment made on the portion of an estate received by an individual; it differs from an estate tax, which is a tax levied on an entire estate before it is distributed to individuals.
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Independent General Union of Real Estate Tax Authority workers (IGURETA) will submit a memorandum to President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi if the Ministry of Finance does not respond to employees' demands for equality in incentives.
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imposes an estate tax on the value of assets transferred at death.