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Tom Clancy's $83-million estate prompts family tax dispute
Tom Clancy's $83-million estate prompts family tax dispute

When Tom Clancy died in 2013, he left behind an estate worth $83 million. Lawyers for his widow are arguing in court that she shouldn't have to pay $6 million in taxes, the Wall Street Journal reports. The lawyers say that instead of Clancy's widow, Alexandra, paying the taxes, the burden should be shifted to the four children from his first marriage. Clancy's books sold more than 50 million copies. He wrote histories and bestselling spy novels, many set in the late cold-war era. President Ronald Reagan was a fan. Many of his books were made into successful films, including "Patriot Games" and "The Hunt for Red October," both featuring his hero Jack...

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