Through the Looking Glass: The Politics of Estate Tax Reform

Here we go again. Trusts and estates practitioners sleep anxiously, uncertain of what Washington will do next to affect the centerpiece of their professional lives: the gift and estate tax. Repeal or repair? Stronger or weaker? Whither the law? As we lose sleep over these questions and write or read articles like this one, we ought to bear in mind that we have been down this path before. Many times.…
Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law and Political Science, USC Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, USA
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