This Chart Shows How the Federal Estate Exemption Has Changed Since 1997
The exemption from federal estate taxes has gradually increased over the years while the estate tax rate has gradually decreased. Here you will find a chart that shows the increases in the exemption and decreases in the tax rate from 1997 through 2015.
One of the primary estate planning concerns for most clients is estate taxes. Indeed, for most people, the main goal of their estate plan is to reduce or eliminate Texas estate tax, if at all possible. The federal estate tax rate is 40%, however, there is an estate tax exemption available. While Texas no longer [ ] The post Answers to Your Questions about the Estate Tax appeared first on Vermillion Law Firm LLC.
John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'
Addressing the gap between the haves and the have-nots, "John Oliver took time, as always, to point out the many ways in which cable news fails to properly inform its audience as to the actual facts of the topics up for debate. In the case of income inequality, he points out the facts behind the federal estate tax, also called the "death tax" by some politicians." <<<<< Illuminating stuff, done clearly and with great humour.