Government Bytes

Vote Alert 

NTU Urges "Yes" Votes on the "Death Tax Repeal Act"

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote “YES” on H.R. 1105, the “Death Tax Repeal Act,” which would repeal the federal estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, as well as permanently cap the gift tax rate at 35 percent and establish a $5 million lifetime gift tax exemption.


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Letters 

NTU Endorses the “Death Tax Repeal Act."

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write in support of the "Death Tax Repeal Act," S. 860 and H.R. 1105 in the Senate and House, respectively. These bills would repeal the federal estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, a
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News Commentary 

10 Bi-Partisan “No-Brainer” Bills Congress Should Pass

by Nan Swift / /

The 113th Congress is about to return from summer recess, and if you believe the hype that this is a "do-nothing" Congress, perhaps you aren't expecting much. Whether that's a fair moniker or not, Congress could do much to dispel it by passing some of the
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Press Release 

Maryland Death Tax Relief Passage Shows Time for Bi-Partisan Repeal Is Now

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Yesterday, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation that would offer relief to taxpayers by gradually bringing the state‰Ûªs estate tax exemption in line with the Federal government‰Ûªs. This move is the latest in a trend of bi-partisan action to
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