Tagged: estate tax
Congress should reinforce the inheritance tax, not scrap it.
Fixing the estate tax could be the single most important intervention in reducing wealth dynasties in the U.S.
U.S. rates on wealth have fallen while rates on labor income have gone up. That's unsustainable.
While the White House and much of the media spun the hurried late-night move as a victory for the middle class, it was a win paid for with new tax cuts worth hundreds of billions of dollars for America's wealthiest families.
Sen. Lindsey Graham says tax-avoiding gimmicks are "American."
Why should I pay no taxes while someone who gets up and goes to work every day does?
The recluse Huguette Clark was a poster child for the taxation of vast inherited fortunes.
Great lumps of cash and property will now pass tax-free from expired rich geezers, who may or may not have earned them, to their kids--who surely didn't.
The protests in Egypt will produce a democracy, not a theocracy.
President Obama's tax deal fails the moral test by worsening America's inequality of wealth and power.