private annuity
An arrangement under which a parent transfers assets to a trust for children or grandchildren and in return gets regular lifetime payments (an annuity). Under certain circumstances, the trust assets won't be subject to estate tax when the parent dies.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estate Tax

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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