generation skipping

Definition of "generation skipping"
  1. A method where grandparents allocate gifts or assets to their grandchildren directly, bypassing their own children. Although initially employed to sidestep taxes, it now incurs a special tax and is taxable like any large gift
How to use "generation skipping" in a sentence
  1. The wealthy businessman chose the method of generation skipping to pass on his inheritance directly to his grandson.
  2. Using a generation skipping trust, the grandmother left her entire estate to her granddaughter.
  3. Despite the generation skipping tax, the elderly man decided to bypass his children and gift his estate directly to his grandchild.

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