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Estate Tax Waivers. Pub 603 applies only to waivers and releases of liens for estates of individuals dying prior to February 1, 2000. See the instructions for Form ET-30, Application for Release(s) of Estate Tax Lien, for information regarding releases of liens for estates of individuals dying on or after February 1, 2000.