generation-skipping transfer tax

A gift or estate tax imposed on a generation-skipping transfer or a generation-skipping trust. — Sometimes shortened to generation-skipping tax; transfer tax. IRC (26 USCA) §§ 2601–2663. See DIRECT SKIP; GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER; generation-skipping trust under TRUST; TAXABLE DISTRIBUTION. [Cases: Internal Revenue 4220–4228. C.J.S. Internal Revenue §§ 576–578.]