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Inheritance Taxes

GOP Makes Powerful Case for Huge Inheritance Tax Increases

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

As Republicans are so agitated about maintaining incentives (for others) to work their fingers to the bone, should we not increase the inheritance tax to preserve the financial incentives for wealthy heirs to work?

Closing Loopholes, Not Raising Rates, to Tax the Wealthy? I Smell a RepubliCON

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Republicans have suggested that they would prefer to capture that $700B by closing loopholes, rather than raising tax rates back to the Clinton economy levels. Of course, they never say $700B, they just hint that they would increase revenues by closing loopholes.