Topic: State estate taxes

What the Fiscal Cliff Deal Means for the States

By :: January 11th, 2013

The fiscal cliff deal is done and the question on everyone’s mind: What about the states?  Okay, so only a handful of us are actually asking this question. But there are some important provisions that will matter to states still woozy from the Great Recession. The good news for states is that American Tax Relief […]

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Will States Tumble Over the Fiscal Cliff Too?

By :: November 16th, 2012

As Congress and President Obama continue to spar over how to avoid the looming fiscal cliff, most public attention has been focused on what tumbling over the edge would mean for the federal budget and the national economy. But the tremendous uncertainty over the threat of tax increases and cuts in federal spending could cause […]

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State Estate Taxes: Windfall Gold in Expiring Tax Cuts

By :: October 5th, 2010

As Congress delays action on extending the 2001-03 tax cuts, state revenue officers may be secretly hoping for continued legislative paralysis. Why? Because the federal estate tax, repealed for this year, will be back in January —and many states are in line for a windfall if the levy returns to its pre-2001 form. It’s not […]

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