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Synonyms for bequest

Synonyms for bequest

(law) a gift of personal property by will

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McGregor-Lowndes and Hannah (2008) argue that family provision legislation has presented difficulties for others, such as charities, to benefit from bequests.
102(a) states that gross income shall not include the value of property acquired by gift, bequest, devise or inheritance (a "gratuitous transfer").
We are grateful for helpful comments and suggestions from Tobias Bohm, Christophe Courbage, Michael Hoy, David Myatt, Ray Rees, Francois Salanie, Achim Wambach, seminar participants at the EGRIE meeting in Toulouse and at the Symposium on Annuities and Bequests in Zurich, as well as four referees.
IT may be a good time during this Make A Will Fortnight to remind anyone who may be considering leaving a charitable bequest of the work of the Huddersfield Common Good Trust.
Donors set up a bequest when they work with their attorneys or legal advisors to draft their wills and without requiring any technical expertise on your part.
The funding successful scholarship or grant applicants get comes from the interest earned on the bequests and donations NERF receives.
According to a policy endorsed by Assembly Council in 2004, undesignated bequests siphon portions of the monies to the church's operating fund, a bequest stabilization fund, the colleges, and the five funds handled by the Life and Mission Agency.
Diocesan contributions were down one per cent in 2010, and although the resources for mission department's planned-giving program yielded generous bequests, Anglican Appeal, the church's annual fundraising program, was down, said George.
This program is set up to provide for bequests to be made to the IREM Foundation from the estates of IREM Members.
By the time many people retire they have dropped their life insurance and now want to preserve some of their assets for bequests.
The model of Becker and Lewis and Willis predicts no family size effect in families leaving bequests to children.
citizens or residents who receive qualifying gifts or bequests exceeding $12,000 (indexed for inflation) from a covered expatriate (or an individual who immediately before death was a covered expatriate).