Big Bird Lays an Egg?

4 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2007

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Wendy C. Gerzog

University of Baltimore - School of Law


The estate of legendary puppeteer Jim Henson encountered some problems when it tried to deduct amounts paid to Henson's estranged wife under a separation agreement as a claim against the estate.

Keywords: section 2053, claim against the estate, postdeath events, estate tax, puppeteer, Jim Henson, separation agreement

Suggested Citation

Gerzog, Wendy C., Big Bird Lays an Egg?. Tax Notes, Vol. 115, p. 385, April 23, 2007. Available at SSRN:

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University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )

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