Marital Deduction Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Marital Deduction, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Marital Deduction?

(n) Marital Deduction is the provision contained in the estate duty permitting the surviving spouse to get 50% deduction on the estate duty on the estate value of the deceased person.