In addition to the federal estate tax of 40 percent (which is fourth highest in the OECD), many U.S. states levy their own estate and inheritance taxes. Estate taxes are charged against the estate regardless of who...
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Elizabeth Malm Debates in North Carolina
Today Tax Foundation economist Elizabeth Malm participated in a lively debate with Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, about the future ability of North Carolina to retain talent, recruit industry, and finance needed infrastructure. To watch an archived video of the debate, click "See event details" in the box below.
Hosted by the Institute for Emerging Issues, in partnership with the Civitas Institute and the NC Budget and Tax Center, this debate informed attendees about how North Carolina’s tax reform initiative fits into the broader national discussion on economic growth and sustainability. Kelly McCullen, Senior Correspondent and lead political anchor for UNC-TV, served as moderator for the event.
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