Extend or Expire, the Dance of the Death Tax

By December 15, 2009Taxation

CQ Politics, “No Deal Yet on Estate Tax Extension

Bloomberg, “Senate’s Baucus Seeks Temporary Estate-Tax Extension

The Bloomberg article has an infuriating quote from Bill Gates Sr.

“Society has a just claim on these fortunes,” Gates told reporters today on a conference call organized by United for a Fair Economy, a Boston-based advocacy group in favor of keeping the estate tax. “The facts are clear: The estate tax raises substantial revenue from those with the capacity to pay it.”

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