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Additional estate and gift tax issues

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on Estate and Gift Taxation

Additional estate and gift tax issues

hearings before the Subcommittee on Estate and Gift Taxation of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session on S. 649, S. 851, S. 852, S. 1430, S. 1487, S. 1695, S. 1733, and S. 1734, November 4, 10, and 18, 1981.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on Estate and Gift Taxation

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Inheritance and transfer tax -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Gifts -- Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .F5528 1981a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 555 p. ;
      Number of Pages555
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3141703M
      LC Control Number82602430


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