Fiscal Cliff and Estate and Capital Gains Taxes
Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was set to increase at the end of 2012, and… read more
Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was set to increase at the end of 2012, and the capital gains tax, scheduled to rise in 2013.*Topics included the history of the estate tax, the politics behind the estate tax rate, and the percentage of Americans affected by the estate tax. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.” close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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