Definition of 'death duty'
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But it will be much easier to get excited about possible cuts to income tax or increased allowances for death duties.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
So there you have it: an asset that produces a decent income and is free of income tax, capital gains tax and death duties.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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