A lesson on the law of unintended consequences
Original post made by Ann N. Imous, Danville, on Oct 26, 2008
So what can he do to reduce the confiscatory inheritance tax?
If he lives in a state that recognizes same sex marriages, here's what he can do:
1. He tells his daughter and son-in-law to get a divorce, they do - legal.
2. He then marries his former son-in-law - legal.
3. When he dies, his "spouse/former son-in-law" inherits his money tax-free (note that there is no inheritance tax between spouses) - Legal
4. The former son-in-law now re-marries his former wife and the result is that they have inherited a fairly decent sum of money TAX FREE! -legal
Vote no on Proposition 8 and put the shaft to the inheritance tax!