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...
Scott Hodge on the Debt Ceiling, Deficit Spending and Federal Taxes
Tax Foundation President Scott Hodge discusses the current negotiations between Congress and the White House over the debt ceiling and the federal budget process. He also answers caller questions on the burden of the federal income tax and whether U.S. corporations and high-income households are paying their "fair share" of taxes.
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