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H.R. 3886 (115th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the unified credit against the estate and gift tax and to simplify the estate and gift tax rates.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Sep 28, 2017.


This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the estate and gift tax, to: (1) increase the basic exclusion amount from $5 million to $50 million; (2) modify the required inflation adjustment for the basic exclusion amount; and (3) replace the existing rate schedule, which ranges from 18% to 40% depending on the amount of the estate or gift, with a single 20% rate.