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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Section 26 of the TRAIN law amends Section 91(c) of the Tax Code, which provides for the payment of estate tax by installment.
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This article discusses the mechanics of the estate tax as well as a number of planning techniques to minimize the federal estate tax so that the estate can transfer the maximum value to its beneficiaries.
Meanwhile, House Bill 4815 seeks to reduce the existing estate tax rates.
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To avoid this tax, the Halls might set up trusts, to receive some assets at the first spouse's death, untaxed because of the estate tax exemption.
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While Republicans campaigned for full repeal of the estate tax late into fall, the Democratic caucus remained split on how to handle the issue legislatively.
Let the estate tax law revert back to $1 million and 55 percent maximum tax
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