death tax

Some say that an inheritance or estate tax is a pointless tax. It is sometimes called a death tax because the purpose is
Pay for Mercersburg's teaching faculty and staff is not reported on the 990s, but a clue may lie in the fact that, from SY2007
Many booarding schools have found it difficult to consistently maintain full enrollments. Mercersburg was founded as a boys' school in 1893; it added girls in 1969 to counter a shrinking male applicant pool.
“I am actually pro-flying your campaign finance reform gyrocopter to Washington. Ride your campaign finance reform tractor
Strange but true, the "Scooby van" is now part of our political lexicon. Hillary Clinton herself is apparently to blame for this one, as this was the playful name she came up with for the van she used to get from New York to Iowa this week.
The bill would also effectively repeal capital gains taxes for people with these large estates, allowing investments to be
Economists point out that shielding unearned inheritances from tax doesn't encourage any useful activity, and Democrats have
Though something called the "death tax" sounds ominous, Bill Maher explained on "Real Time" why taxing inherited wealth is
An analysis done by Edward Wolff at New York University and Maury Gittleman at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2011
As a long-time writer, but a much more recent radio talk show host, I have found that there are simply some things that are spontaneously said aloud that, if given more time, would not only never have been said, but certainly never written down.
Organizations like the National Cattlemen's Beef Association are supposed to help their members by making sure people can and do buy their products. So why aren't they fighting the pro-rich-people austerity policies that are killing the market for beef?
As the appetite for tax reform grows, perhaps voters should be wary of Democrats' lip service for progressivity when they seem willing and eager to drop the only truly progressive tax in the code.
Taxpayers who were concerned prior to the new deal, and prepared for the worst with a generous life insurance policy, may now find themselves over-insured.
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.
There's going to be pain all around in whatever deal is struck. Most Americans are going to be directly impacted in one way or another by whatever bargain is made between President Obama and congressional Republicans.
No one has been more of a divider and promoted the ugliness of politics more than Gingrich -- and he now accuses supporters of the 99% movement to be "un-American" and divisive.
We can debate the merits of wealthy American's contributions to society. But the Republican win on the estate tax is a blow to the deficit -- and another nail in our economic coffin.
Abolishing the estate tax has been a goal of some conservative Republicans since the 1940s, so it's easy to forget that its