split gift

Definition of "split gift"
  1. A gift given by one spouse to another person, which, for tax purposes, is considered half given by each spouse to utilize certain tax benefits, such as the annual exclusion
How to use "split gift" in a sentence
  1. To reduce their tax liability, the couple decided to make a split gift to their daughter.
  2. Under the split gift provision, each spouse is counted as contributing half of the gift's total value for tax purposes.
  3. By arranging their donation to the charity as a split gift, the spouses could make the most of their annual exclusion from gift tax.

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