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  • noun Plural form of bequest.

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Examples

  • Indeed, Power's will was such a model of the share and share alike principle that it is worth summarizing the main bequests here:

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  • This account was established in 1843 to accept gifts, such as bequests, from individuals wishing to express their patriotism to the United States.

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  • The wealth that had flowed in from various sources, such as bequests, presents from foreign potentates or grateful clients at home, loans probably from the same source, to which we must add his wife's considerable dowry, he proceeded to expend in erecting a _villa_ at Tusculum.

    The History of Roman Literature From the earliest period to the death of Marcus Aurelius

  • Additional opportunities include planned gifts, such as bequests or will provisions, or life-income gifts, such as charitable remainder trusts.

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  • Additional opportunities include planned gifts, such as bequests or will provisions, or life-income gifts, such as charitable remainder trusts.

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  • Snow said her organization is seeing fewer major gifts, such as bequests after someone dies.

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  • So a widow or widower can pass on as much as $10 million, untaxed, through either lifetime gifts or bequests.

    Married, With Assets

  • In some editions Thursday, an article about Ms. Clark's bequests incorrectly said the apartment had 48 rooms.

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  • These are provisions tying bequests to the amount of the estate-tax exemption, and in the past atto rneys used them to maximize the amount a couple could pass on tax-free.

    The $5 Million Tax Break

  • For example, the social norm for bequests changed from father passing everything to the oldest son to a more egalitarian approach.

    AEA Meeting Papers, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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