Estate Tax Reform

Estate Tax Reform

The House of Representatives votes this week on a plan to reduce and eventually abolish estate taxes. A panel explains how the estate tax works today, who is affected by it, and why there is strong support for getting rid of it.

The House of Representatives votes this week on a plan to reduce and eventually abolish estate taxes. A panel explains how the estate tax works today, who is affected by it, and why there is strong support for getting rid of it.

Guests

Bruce Bartlett

columnist, former Reagan economic policy aide, and Treasury Department appointee under George H.W. Bush.
Latest book: "The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward."

Charles Davenport

law professor at Rutgers University

Lori Nitschke

Congressional Quarterly

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