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death tax Syllabification: death tax

Definition of death tax in English:


US informal
Another term for estate tax, inheritance tax.
Example sentences
  • They're starting to move toward it now, first by getting rid of the death tax, then double taxation of dividends.
  • This is a war, and we need to make an ongoing commitment to winning the effort to repeal the death tax.
  • He noted with pride that the administration is ‘taking a very slow boat to the flat tax - by getting rid of the death tax and the double tax on dividends.’
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