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estate tax

noun

: a tax that you pay on the money and other property that comes to you because someone has died : a tax on an estate that you inherit

Full Definition of ESTATE TAX

:  a tax in the form of a percentage of the taxable estate that is imposed on a property owner's right to transfer the property to others after his or her death — compare inheritance tax 1

First Known Use of ESTATE TAX

1928

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