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Tax Analysts: TaxWire: Treasury Holds Roundtable on Estate Tax Repeal

Treasury Holds Roundtable on Estate Tax Repeal

The Treasury Department hosted an event November 6 to rally around President Bush's plan to make the estate tax repeal permanent beyond its 2011 expiration.

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Report on State Budgets

A special report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government on the state budget crisis...

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Kyl - Sense of the Senate

Senator Kyl has introduced a sense of the Congress resolution SJ Res 21 on October 23rd supporting the extension of estate tax repeal from 2010 until it is permanently repealed. Quoting the resolution:

"That it is the sense of Congress that the number of years during which the death tax under subtitle B of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is repealed should be extended, pending the permanent repeal of the death tax."

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Media Alert

Here is the press release from AFET concerning the release of a new reseach report from OMB Watch.

Download related materials (studies, factsheet, etc.)

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Appropriations Mess

While some lawmakers appear to be optimistic about finishing appropriations before thanksgiving, many observers are not encouraged.

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Bequest to NPR

Another example of large bequest giving...

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Estate tax media statement

I would like to thank everyone here for coming out to talk about a very important issue, the estate tax.

Today, I would like to talk about the current status of estate tax law and pending legislation; as well as some new research that measures what effect a repeal might have on charitable giving.

As you probably know, current estate tax allows people to deduct charitable donations from their estate, allowing them to reduce their tax burden. If you remove this incentive to give to charity, you will reduce the amount of charitable giving in this country.

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US borrowing at record rates

Nothing new here... it's amazing that just a few years ago the Federal Reserve was trying to figure out what to do once all the debt was bought back!

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