Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 9, § 2431. Definitions

Unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the following terms have the meaning ascribed to them in this Section:

(1) “Court” means the court having jurisdiction of the succession of the deceased;

(2) “Estate” means the gross estate of a deceased as determined for the purpose of Federal estate tax;

(3) “Fiduciary” means executor, administrator of any description, and trustee;

(4) “Person” means any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, corporation, government, political subdivision, governmental agency, or local governmental agency;

(5) “Person interested in the estate” means any person entitled to receive, or who has received, from a deceased person or by reason of his death, any property or interest therein included in the estate of the deceased.  It includes a personal representative, tutor, curator, and trustee;

(6) “State” means any state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico;

(7) “Tax” means the Federal estate tax and the Louisiana estate transfer tax, and includes interest and penalties imposed or accrued thereunder.


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