Translation of inheritance in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪnˈherətəns; ɪnˈherɪtəns/


  • 1.1 countable/numerable (sth inherited) herencia (feminine) to come into an inheritance heredar an inheritance from the previous regime una herencia or un legado del régimen anterior
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    • The 8th shows gain from dowries, unexpected inheritances and legacies.
    • Your children must pay gift tax on taxable gifts and inheritance tax on taxable inheritances (spouses do not pay this tax).
    • The trust can accept and invest inheritances and gifts, and money from the trust can supplement the child's government benefits without jeopardizing them.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (act) sucesión (feminine) she acquired the property by inheritance adquirió la propiedad por sucesión (before noun/delante del nombre) inheritance tax impuesto (m) sucesorio or sobre sucesiones, impuesto (m) a la herencia

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