Estate Taxes Are Easy to Avoid House Democrats Want to Change That

Updated: September 15th, 2021 08:05 AM IST

Fewer than 2,000 filers paid the estate tax in 2020. Democrats are proposing changes that would likely increase that number.

Estate Taxes Are Easy to Avoid House Democrats Want to Change That

The tax plan they released Monday would expand the tax to hit the estates of people who die with smaller assets and eliminate some of the most popular strategies advisers deploy to minimize the taxes rich Americans pay on inherited wealth.

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