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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
For over a decade, the federal estate and gift tax has been in constant flux with its exemption rising, its rates falling, and its near-death experience in 2010 followed by resurrection in a reduced state. Now Congress once again has to decide what to do about these levies, which affect relatively
December 13, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Critics of the Buffett Rule often argue that the idea is hardly worth the trouble since it would raise taxes on less than a tenth of one percent of Americans and generate less than $5 billion a year . With annual deficits projected at 100 times that amount over the next decade, the additional
May 4, 2012Roberton C. Williams