Senator Kyl Again Seeks to Cut the Death Tax

Seeking to “start the conversation”, Senator Kyl proposed cutting the estate tax rate in half, from 40 percent to that of capital gains. It’s a return to a favorite subject for Kyl, who tried repeatedly in his initial 18 years in the Senate to reduce the tax,...

Frank Luntz: Death Tax Election Night Polling

“It’s just wrong. The death/estate tax is wrong for one simple reason: death shouldn’t be a taxable offense or action. The very idea of making people struggle to file a tax form at the time of death is immoral and unethical.” The best anti-death tax argument. After a...

Supporters Meeting Recap from 9.27.18

Below is a summary of the PATG-FEUSA Supporters and Members Meeting held on September 27, 2018. I opened the meeting by pointing out that after enactment of tax reform last year – which included a temporary doubling of the estate tax exemption – we had anticipated a...

Please Donate to Ditch the Estate Tax

We are in the process of building Ditch the Estate Tax, a social media campaign with the help of Social Driver, a DC-based firm. This project will cost more than $150,000, and so we are asking for your support and hope you will make a special contribution to this...

PATG Supporters & FEUSA Members Dinner and Meeting

PATG Supporters and FEUSA Members Dinner and Meeting Agenda Please email Pat Soldano at pmsoldano@policyandtaxationgroup.com for your RSVP to the dinner, meeting, or if you will be participating remotely. <Download PDF>   Wednesday, September 26, 2018 ...

GOP Releases Phase 2 Retirement Details

Below is the link to a summary of details on Tax Reform 2.0 legislation issued by the Ways and Means Committee. Please note this includes making permanent the doubling of the lifetime exemption. Chairman Brady hopes to have a vote in the House at the end of September....

Ways and Means to Consider Phase 2 Tax Bill Next Week

House tax writers will meet to consider legislation to make permanent the expiring individual and business tax provisions in the 2017 tax law during the week of September 10. House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady, R-Texas, said he wants the legislation...

Senator Kyl Returns to Senate to Succeed Sen. John McCain

Excellent news as our good friend and supporter, Senator Kyl will be back in the Senate. From AZ Central Jon Kyl, once one of the most powerful Republicans in the U.S. Senate, will return to Capitol Hill to succeed the late Sen. John McCain, The Arizona Republic has...

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