Selling Everything To Pay Estate Tax

The Page Family began farming in the 1880s, when Jeff Page’s great-grandfather purchased 50 acres of land in Napa Valley to grow orchard fruit and raise cattle, sheep, and turkeys.

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Sacrificing Land To Pay The Death Tax

Just outside Nashville, Brandon Whitt operates Batey Farms with his wife, Katherine, and father-in-law, who owns the property. Established in 1807 from a Revolutionary War land grant for military service,

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Policy Analysis: Grave Robbers, The Moral Case Against The Death Tax

The Federal gift and estate tax has come to be known as the death tax. There are several proposals to reform or repeal the tax pending before the current Congress,

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Let The Death Tax Rest In Peace

Despite President Obama’s best efforts, the death tax remains a lightning rod in tax policy. Even the New York Times has reported that the death tax threatens Obama’s ambitions. The

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A Declaration Of Independence From Death Taxation: A Bipartisan View

We begin with a simple statement of the facts about death taxation. America has had a death tax of some sort since 1916, the first year that the modern personal

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Death Tax Chronicle

Tea Party Threatened By Death Tax. Estate Valuation Prove Problematic For Oregon Timberland Owners. The Death Tax Chronicle is brought to you by the Family Business State Tax Coalition. Multi-Generation

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Post-Election Survey Results, Groundbreaking Data On The Efforts Of The Death Tax

New Data On The Effects Of The Death Tax Almost twice as many family members sell their business or property early because of the death tax, and those who leave

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As Congress debates repeal of the estate tax, why not consider ending the gift tax?

With tax reform now in the spotlight of political debate, repeal of the “estate” or “death tax” has moved to the front burner of tax reform proposals currently under consideration;

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Growth Consequences of Estate Tax Reform: Impacts on Family and Small Businesses

By Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Cameron T. Smith September 2010 A Study by the American Family Business Foundation Executive Summary  The United States economy has endured a severe recession and is

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