American Voter Attitudes On Estate, Gift, And Generation-Skipping Taxes

Clarity is scarce, and at a premium, in Washington today. Complicated, complex, and contentious issues abound. Healthcare, immigration, foreign relations. The list goes on. Pick one. The common denominator is

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Family Businesses Survey Reveals Strengths, Challenges Ahead

New Survey of Family Businesses Reveals Strengths and Challenges Ahead Family business are key drivers of economic development, but taxes and regulations hinder growth A new survey finds that family

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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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PROPOSED: Trump’s 2017 Tax Reform

President Trump has proposed a comprehensive tax reform plan that includes a complete repeal of the estate tax. The details of his proposal are below:  2017 Tax Reform for Economic

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Bipartisan Estate Tax Repeal Bill Introduced

On Tuesday (1/24/17), Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) and lead co-sponsor Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA) introduced legislation (H.R. 631) in the House of Representatives that would fully repeal the estate tax in

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Treasury Unlikely to Finalize Sec. 2704 Regs Before Inauguration

On Monday (1/9/17), while speaking to the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida, Kathy Veihmeyer Hughes of the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy, provided a status update of proposed regulations reducing

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2017 State Death Tax Chart

Revised July 17, 2017 PATG State Death Tax Chart — July 17, 2017 This chart is maintained for the Policy and Taxation Group Website and is updated regularly.  Any comments

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South Dakota Sen. John Thune and other top Republicans recently announced their intentions to launch a new drive to repeal the estate tax next year, while pulling back on efforts

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House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (CA) along with Republican committee chairmen have sent a letter to all government agencies urging them not move ahead with any new regulations in the

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