Why was clemency trending last week?

estate tax

a tax imposed on a decedent's property, assessed on the gross estate prior to distribution to the heirs.
Also called death tax.
Origin of estate tax
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for estate tax
  • Real estate tax on the first two properties can be deducted from personal income tax.
  • As the estate tax fades away, they may not need to reposition themselves as much for retirement.
  • Yet from an estate tax perspective, putting some portion of the firm into a trust for heirs makes sense.
  • Forget they and the diminished estate tax used to collect almost half the nation's revenue.
  • The unified credit applies to both the gift tax and the estate tax and it equals the tax on the applicable exclusion amount.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for estate tax

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for estate

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for estate tax