federal estate tax

Taxes on Capital Gains

Many taxpayers think of capital gains as something restricted to Wall Street: buying and selling stocks and bonds. In reality, almost everything...

Death tax repeal gets new life

When the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA 2001) was signed into law by President Bush, many expected that years of...

"Death Tax" takes on new meaning

Can you put a price on a life? We tend to think that life is priceless. But as 2010 draws near, with the federal estate tax set to repeal, some...

Federal estate tax deadline looms

When Congress passed the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA), many championed the "repeal" of the federal estate tax. What...