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Death Tax

death tax n

: a tax assessed on the transfer of property (as an estate, inheritance, legacy, or succession) after the transferor's death compare estate tax, generation-skipping transfer tax, gift tax



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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