Increasing impact of Federal estate and gift taxes on the farm sector
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Increasing impact of Federal estate and gift taxes on the farm sector present law and proposed changes by William Fred Woods

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print Off. in Washington .
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  • Inheritance and transfer tax -- United States.,
  • Gifts -- Taxation -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- Taxation -- United States.

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Statement[by W. Fred Woods].
SeriesAgricultural economic report ;, no. 242
LC ClassificationsHD1751 .A91854 no. 242, HJ5805 .A91854 no. 242
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 16 ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5167603M
LC Control Number74602729

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