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Estate Tax Repeal

Report: Rich Congressmen More Likely To Oppose This Tax

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.23.2013 | Business

If you suspect that lawmakers advocate for their own interests, the findings of a new study may confirm your suspicions. Wealthier Congressmen are...

Save the Estate Tax by Smartly Dedicating Its Funds

Mitch Rofsky | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Mitch Rofsky

If liberals want to preserve the estate tax, the most progressive tax of all, they need to dedicate its revenues to a specific program, not just deficit reduction. But not all programs are created equal.

Why Progressives Should Want to End the Estate Tax, Too

Scott Drenkard | Posted 11.13.2012 | DC
Scott Drenkard

One of the less talked about components of "Fiscal Cliff" that will have to be considered by lawmakers before the end of the year is the pending hike in the estate tax.

What Are the Republican Candidates' Economic Plans to Create Jobs?

Michele Nash-Hoff | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business
Michele Nash-Hoff

Most of us are familiar with the adage that small businesses create up to 80 percent of all jobs; however, the new Census Bureau database shows that it's not so much small businesses that create jobs as it is new businesses.

Obama's Surprise Year End Gift to Wealthy Americans and Their Heirs

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Wealthy Americans who wish to create generation-skipping trusts for grandchildren have a unique opportunity which may never be available again, to make gifts in 2010 without incurring any generation skipping tax.

Late Billionaire's Family Paid No Estate Taxes Because Congress Allowed Tax To Lapse

New York Times | DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Texas pipeline tycoon who died two months ago may become the first American billionaire allowed to pass his fortune to his children and grandchildre...

The 12 Legislative Battles To Look Forward To In 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The past year was grueling for Democrats trying to getting major legislation passed -- with most of the focus on health care reform. But 2010 will be ...

Obama Plans To Keep Estate Tax

wsj.com | JONATHAN WEISMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama and congressional leaders plan to move soon to block the estate tax from disappearing in 2010, suggesting the levy might ...