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Inheritance, estate and gift taxes could play a stronger role in addressing inequality and improving public finances, OECD says.

Inheritance and gift taxes play a key role in tackling inequality

Inheritance taxation can be an important instrument to address inequality, particularly in the current context of persistently high wealth inequality and new pressures on public finances linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new OECD report. Inheritance Taxation in OECD Countries provides a comparative assessment of inheritance, estate and gift taxes across the 37-member OECD, …

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