(In the UK) a tax levied on the transfer of capital by gift or bequest (replaced in 1986 by inheritance tax): gifts to charities were exempted from capital transfer tax
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- On 5 April 1983 Mr Taylor wrote to Mr Hitch outlining possible solutions to the problems regarding development land tax, capital gains tax, capital transfer tax and income tax.
- His first urgent measure, he has promised, will be to wipe away Italy's death duties and capital transfer tax.
- The official announcement of the proposed replacement of estate duty by capital transfer tax, with partially retrospective effect, had a chilling effect on tax planning at that time.