Tax the rich! OK … but how?

Mar 12, 2019
Lawmakers have a lot of ideas … can they make any of them a reality?
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Some Republicans point to North Carolina's 2013 tax cuts as a model, but the state faces budget shortfalls

Dec 21, 2017
North Carolina drastically cut corporate and income taxes in 2013, similar to today’s GOP tax plan in Congress. Corporate and income tax cuts created more jobs in North Carolina. But revenue shortfalls loom.
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Killing the "death tax": Is it fair?

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Nov 20, 2017
Depends on who you ask.
A member of College Republicans National Committee dresses as Grim Reaper as he marches on Capitol Hill to call on the Senate to eliminate the death tax June 8, 2006 in Washington, D.C.
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Will Trump finally dump the estate tax?

Jan 16, 2017
It's been a GOP target for years.

Estate tax may be back, good news for states

Dec 28, 2012
Among the tax cuts set to expire if Congress rolls over the fiscal cliff is the federal estate tax. Some states are looking forward to the old law, which gave them a slice of the tax revenue.

The past, present and future of the estate tax

Dec 12, 2012
Some wealthy individuals say a higher estate tax is fair, but others are fighting against proposed changes.

Survivorship insurance

Mar 9, 2012
In what circumstances does it make sense for a couple to buy "second to die" life insurance? Ann, Waukesha, WI

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