WORLD FUTURE FUND
THE ESTATE TAX DEBATE
America currently has one of the highest levels of estate taxes in the
Social democratic states like Norway and Sweden have abolished the estate tax.
2017 was a serious lost opportunity for estate tax reform.
While the exemption was raised, the tax remained.
We have put together an assortment of links that explain both sides of
Check out the links below and form your own opinion on estate tax reform.
WHAT IS THE ESTATE TAX?
What is the Estate Tax in the United States? (Wikipedia)
ARGUMENTS FOR REPEALING THE ESTATE TAX
Estate Tax Fails on All Fronts, Says New Joint Economic Committee Republican Study (Joint Economic Committee Republicans)
Estate Tax Even Worse than Republicans Say (Tax Foundation)
Economic Case Against the Death Tax (Federal Estate Tax) Heritage Foundation
GROUPS WORKING TO REPEAL OR REDUCE THE ESTATE TAX
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS
Relief from the Estate Tax (National Federation of Independent Business)
Letter to Congress on Fiscal Cliff PDF (2012)
Groups push to rein in estate tax (The Hill) (2012)
Repealing the Federal Estate Tax (CATO Institute PDF)
ARGUMENTS FOR INCREASING THE ESTATE TAX
It's Fair, and We Need the Revenue (The Wall Street Journal)
The Myths and Realities Behind the Estate Tax (Center and Budget Policy Priorities)
GROUPS WORKING TO RAISE ESTATE TAXES
TAX RATES PER YEAR
OLDER ESTATE TAX BILLS
Kevin Brady's Bill
Passed by US House of Representatives
Mac Thornberry's Bill
Tim Griffin's Bill
SENATORIAL ATTEMPTS TO REPEAL ESTATE TAX
John Thune's Bill
John Boozman's Bill