Redistribution of Wealth #20
Compiled By Research Department Of The Universal House Of Justice.
The income tax, according to the Bahá'í teachings, mounts at quite a steep rate so that great sums of money would be very heavily taxed. But the individual is free to make his will as he pleases. What he has laboured for he has the right to dispose of. The greater the sum inherited, the higher the tax will be.
1944-02-11 on behalf of Shoghi Effendi to an individual re tax on inheritance