Adams v. U.S. (II)

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July 5, 2000
estate and gift taxation
net asset value, discount for lack of marketability (DLOM), estate tax, assignee interest, partnership dissolution, portfolio discount

Adams v. United States (II)
218 F.3d 383, 2000 U.S. App. LEXIS 15593
Federal Court
5th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals


At issue is whether discounts for lack of control, lack of marketability, and poor portfolio diversity are applicable when appraising the value of an assignee's fractional interest in a Texas general partnership for estate tax purposes.

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