Example sentences for: inheritances

How can you use “inheritances” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The bill would pare personal income tax rates by 10 percent over the next 10 years, reduce the "marriage penalty" and the highest rate on capital gains from 20 percent to 15 percent, and repeal the tax on health insurance and large inheritances.

  • The RPH might also believe in eliminating the income tax (Keyes), slashing the income tax and raising tariffs (Buchanan), or rejiggering the tax code to save taxpayers $985 billion (Ashcroft, by abolishing taxes on inheritances and on Social Security benefits, among other measures).

  • So in most states, restrictions on private inheritances are limited to the lifetime of living beneficiaries plus 21 years (conditions on bequests to charities can often last longer).

  • Most people do not have any capital gains at all, and the estate tax only affects inheritances of at least $625,000 (and actually a lot more than that unless you're exceptionally stupid about estate planning).

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