TITLE

To put it charitably, I just don't believe it

AUTHOR(S)
Crain, Keith
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Crain's Detroit Business;05/14/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 20, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the proposal to eliminate the estate tax, also known as the 'death tax.' Author's questioning of the wisdom of having an estate tax; Disagreement with the argument that there would be no charitable giving without the estate tax; .
ACCESSION #
4487615

 

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