Tag: taxes

The estate tax: Understanding the GOP’s repeal proposal

Death and taxes: They’re not only unavoidable; for the very rich, they’re also inseparable. The estate tax — the “death tax” to critics — is a levy on your property when you expire. But the threshold is high and few are required to pay. Under House Republicans’ November 2017 tax proposal, the Tax Cuts

The politics of tax enforcement

A 2015 study published in the Journal of Public Policy looks at the effect of the current President’s political party on the level of resources available to the IRS and their allocation within the federal agency.