The Arguments For And Against The Estate Tax

Nov 13, 2017
Originally published on November 13, 2017 3:45 pm

Republican lawmakers are pushing forward versions of their federal tax system overhaul. A Senate tax committee will hammer out details of one plan on Monday and the House will vote on a similar bill as soon as Thursday. One point of contention is how to address the estate tax, which applies to inheritances of more than $5.5 million.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) about the arguments for and against cutting the estate tax.

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