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An Overview of the Estate Tax

When people say the only certainties in life are death and taxes, they aren't kidding. In fact, people can't even give their money away. This is the crux of a tax called the estate tax. What many people think is that when they die their estate simply gets passed down to their loved ones; however, poor planning can lead to the government actually taking close to the half of the value of an estate.

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