Meaning of “estate tax” in the English Dictionary

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"estate tax" in Business English

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estate taxnoun [ C ]

uk us US also death tax, UK inheritance tax, UK death duty, UK estate duty

TAX, PROPERTY a tax paid on the value of the property, money, and other assets of someone who has died:

Many people don't understand how the estate tax laws actually work.

(Definition of “estate tax” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)