death tax

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Synonyms for death tax

a tax on the estate of the deceased person

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The death tax creates financial hardship for family businesses to survive and thrive.
But Shaun Hughes, of North Wales law firm Swayne Johnson, said the proposed charges were nothing less than a death tax and might even be ruled illegal.
Death Tax begins as a tale of intrigue, with Maxine, near death, believing that her daughter is trying to kill her.
Brady's Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act gained seven Democratic cosponsors in the House of Representatives and 33 Democratic House members who had voted at least once in the past for full repeal remained supportive, albeit not vocally.
The Florida estate tax is tied directly to the state death tax credit provided in I.
According to a study by the American Family Business Foundation, just stopping President Obama's death tax hike alone would create 1.
Last night Labour called on Mr Lansley to explain why he changed his mind after exploiting the death tax for political gain in the election.
Lansley walked out of cross-party talks before the election over Labour plans for a possible death tax.
The Joint Committee on Taxation estimates that nearly 600,000 families would once again be subject to the Death Tax over the next 10 years.
Yesterday shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley challenged Mr Burnham at Commons question time, asking him: "Will you now rule out a death tax to pay for the national care service?
But Andrew Lansley, the Conservative health spokesman, said: "The death tax is alive and kicking - despite the Government's attempts to bury it in the small print.
Many states enacted a "pick-up" death tax that aligned with the federal credit.
Prior to the Economic and Tax Relief Act of 2001 (EGTRRA), the majority of states imposed a state death tax that was equal in amount to the allowable state death tax credit under federal law (known as a pick-up or sponge tax).
In his Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear, Republican strategist Frank Luntz relishes talking about his role in developing that Republican rhetoric of death tax and liberals.
Restoring the death tax would first of all hurt family-owned newspapers, whose numbers declined precipitously in the 20th century, to be sure, but have stabilized now as the industry faces this most severe test.