Posts Tagged ‘estate tax exemptions’

Criticisms of Minnesota's Estate Tax are Inflated

The estate tax plays a positive role in generating revenue and reducing the regressivity of Minnesota’s tax system, as noted in the first part of this series. However, no discussion of the estate tax would be complete without addressing conservative criticisms of the tax. The most frequently cited attack on a state-level estate tax is…

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Estate Tax Increases Fairness

The one tax that conservatives seem to hate more than any other is the estate tax. Before the significant estate tax relief enacted in 2014 is even fully phased-in, they want to cut the tax again. However, the estate tax is an effective way to prevent the accumulation of extraordinary levels of wealth in the…

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