Congress Rests; NAIFA Works On

Kerley Sr., Michael
August 2003
Advisor Today;Aug2003, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p54
Trade Publication
Reports that Congressional activity has focused on issues of critical importance to insurance agents and advisors in Washington D.C. Issues worked on by the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors; Elimination of estate tax in the tax reduction bill adopted by Congress; Rejection of an amendment to reform rather than repeal the estate tax by increasing the personal exemption per individual and per married couple.


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