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Chorus of Taxpayer Irritation
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Chorus of Taxpayer Irritation

Copley News Service, 06/08/2000 Oprah Winfrey doesn't mince any words when it comes to telling us what she thinks about the federal estate tax: "I think it's irritating that once I die, 55 percent of my money goes to the U.S. government," she said. "You know why that's irritating? Because you would have already paid nearly 50 percent."

06/08/2000
Repeal the Death Tax
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Repeal the Death Tax

No section of the tax code is more unfair and more dangerous to our entrepreneurial economy than the Death Tax. With rates as high as 55 percent, the death tax punishes people who build a successful business or farm and try to leave that legacy to their kids. Moreover, the Death Tax’s modest contributions to the federal Treasury are more than off set by its staggering impact on the U.S. economy. The reasons to terminate the death tax are simple:

06/02/2000
A Citizen's Guide to the Death Tax
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A Citizen's Guide to the Death Tax

Federal politicians’ insatiable desire to tax private citizens is nowhere more clearly demonstrated than in the spectacle of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seizing taxes that are owed for no other reason than the fact that an American has died. Whether they are called federal “transfer taxes,” “estate taxes” or “death taxes,” they amount to the same thing: the government seizing American citizens’ property at their death instead of allowing them to pass a legacy on to family or other loved ones as they see fit.

03/01/2000

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