Posts Tagged ‘primogeniture’

  • Downton Abbey Economics

    One Reason to Support the Downton Abbey Law

    Dec 23, 13 • 686 Views • No Comments

    Our Monday feminism blog: When the Titanic went down with the Earl of Grantham’s heirs, his daughters Edith, Mary and Sybil came no closer to inheriting Downton Abbey. With primogeniture the law, a male relative, no matter how distant, would be the next...  [read more]

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    Inheritance Issues

    Dec 19, 11 • 786 Views • No Comments

    From 1941 to 1976, for $10 million and more, the top federal estate tax rate was 77%. $10 million in 1941 would equal $153,897,959.18 today. $10 million in 1976 would equal $39,759,226.71 today. Referring to new federal estate tax legislation...  [read more]