The united states has a gift and estate tax with rates as high as 40 percent. U.S. citizens and foreign persons domiciled in the U.S. are subject to the U.S. gift and estate tax on their worldwide gifts and, at death, on their worldwide estate. Even foreign persons not domiciled here may be subject to the U.S. estate tax if they own U.S. assets such as real estate and stocks.
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