A Progressive's Silver Linings Playbook: Repeal Stepped-Up Basis
5 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2013
Date Written: February 25, 2013
In this brief commentary, I argue that, now that we have no meaningful estate tax for the vast masses of even wealthy individuals and families, it is time to call for an end to stepped-up basis on death and to start doing something, somehow, to shut down the typical tax planning of the wealthy.
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