The Socio-Economics of the Federal Estate Tax: Why Do so Many People Hate (or Love) this Centenarian? by I. Richard Gershon

I. Richard Gershon, University of Mississippi School of Law, has made available for download his paper, “The Socio-Economics of the Federal Estate Tax: Why Do So Many People Hate (or Love) this Centenarian?” The abstract is provided,

The federal estate tax has faced many detractors during its almost 100 years of existence. While the tax affects only a very small percentage of estates, many have called for its repeal. This Essay discusses the socio-economic reasons why the estate tax should be maintained. The tax is an important source of revenue, and it helps to rectify the growing issue of wealth and income inequality in the United States.

Find the download link here: The Socio-Economics of the Federal Estate Tax: Why Do so Many People Hate (or Love) this Centenarian? by I. Richard Gershon

Posted by Allison Trupp, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s