Definition of death tax in English:

death tax

Syllabification: death tax


US informal
  • another term for estate tax, inheritance tax.
    More 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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