Gross Estate

The total dollar value of all property and assets in which an individual had an interest at the time of his or her death.

The gross estate figure is commonly produced for federal income tax purposes. It does not include any deductions for outstanding debts, taxes or liabilities; it is the gross value of the deceased person's assets.

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