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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG., IST SESS.-CH. 367-JULY 26, 1939 based upon tangible personal property owned and stored by such person in a public warehouse in the District of Columbia for a period of time no longer than is necessary for the convenience or exigencies of reshipment and transportation to its destination without the Dis- trict of Columbia. TITLE V-INHERITANCE AND ESTATE TAXES Title V of the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, as amended by an Act entitled "An Act to amend the District of Colum- bia Revenue Act of 1937, and for other purposes", approved May 16, 1938, is amended to read as follows: "Taxes shall be imposed in relation to estates of decedents, the shares of beneficiaries of such estates, and gifts as hereinafter provided: "ARTICiE I--INHERITANCE TAX "SEC. 1. (a) All real property and tangible and intangible personal property, or any interest therein, having its taxable situs in the District of Columbia, transferred from any person who may die seized or possessed thereof, either by will or by law, or by right of survivorship, and all such property, or interest therein, transferred by deed, grant, bargain, gift, or sale (except in cases of a bona fide purchase for full consideration in money or money's worth), made or intended to take effect in possession or enjoyment after the death of the decedent, or made in contemplation of death, to or for the use of, in trust or otherwise (including property of which the decedent has retained for his life or for any period not ascertainable without reference to his death or for any period which does not in fact end before his death (1) the possession or enjoyment of, or the right to the income from such property or (2) the right, either alone or in conjunction with any person, to designate the persons who shall possess or enjoy the property or the income therefrom), to the father, mother, husband, wife, children by blood or legally adopted children, or any other lineal descendants or lineal ancestors of the decedent shall be subject to a tax as follows: 1 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $5,000 and not in excess of $50,000; 2 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $50,000 and not in excess of $100,000; 3 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $100,000 and not in excess of $500,000; 4 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $500,000 and not in excess of $1,000,000; 5 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $1,000,000. "(b) So much of said property so transferred to each of the brothers and sisters of the whole or half blood of the decedent shall be subject to a tax as follows: 3 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $2,000 and not in excess of $25,000; 4 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $25,000 and not in excess of $50,000; 6 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $50,000 and not in excess of $100,000; 8 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $100,000 and not in excess of $500,000; 10 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $500,000. "(c) So much of said property so transferred to any person other than those included in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section and all firms, institutions, associations, and corporations shall be subject to a tax as follows: 5 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $1,000 and not in excess of $25,000; 7 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $25,000 and not in excess of $50,000; 9 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $50,000 and not in excess of $100,000; 12 per centum of so much of said property as is in excess of $100,000 and not in excess of $500,000; 1111 50 Stat. 683; 52 Stat.360 . Inheritance tax. Transfer to lineal descendants or ances- tors. Rates. Transfers to broth- ers, etc. Rates. Transfers not in- cluded in first two classes.