How to prepare the federal estate tax return.
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Published by Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Harrisburg, Pa. (104 South St., P.O. Box 1027, Harrisburg 17108-1027) .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Inheritance and transfer tax -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesPBI ;, no. 1993-792, PBI (Series) ;, no. 1993-792.
ContributionsPennsylvania Bar Institute.
LC ClassificationsKF6585 .H69 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1445047M
LC Control Number93083055

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