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Why I Disagree With Bernie Sanders: Part 1: Wealth Inequality: Estate Tax and Overseas Jobs

Last time we examined the first sentence of Bernie Sanders’ first policy proposal, which goes thusly:

  • Demanding that the wealthy and large corporations pay their fair share in taxes. 
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Ontario legislature defeats Conservative bill to cap 'death tax' at $3,250

TORONTO – An attempt by a Progressive Conservative member of the legislature to roll back and cap Ontario’s “death tax” failed Thursday.

PC Monte McNaughton’s private member’s bill would have capped the province’s estate administration tax, which he calls a death tax, at $3,250, regardless of the size of the estate. 405 more words


Inheritance Tax (IHT) Allowance and Future Changes

Inheritance tax (IHT), otherwise known as death tax is payable when a person passes away and their assets are passed on. In order to pay IHT , currently your estate should be worth more than £325 000 if you are single, or £650,000 if you are married or in a civil partnership. 300 more words


Ending Financial Aristocracy

Most people I know believe in meritocracy – at least in theory.  Every thoughtful person with a basic knowledge of history and modicum of ethical consistency hates the British royals.  945 more words


Sick minds and capital flight

From Christopher Westley in today’s Mises Daily:

Sick minds deemed the supply of death perfectly inelastic and therefore worthy of tax. But it’s not just people who die in Connecticut.

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El despertar de la gente de Ecuador: El final de la dictadura en Ecuador

Author’s Forward: For 6 weeks this summer I was fortunate to study at the University of San Francisco in Quito, Ecuador. I traveled the entire country, from the Amazon, to the Galapagos Islands, to Afro- Ecuadorian communities.  1,010 more words

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Understanding Death and Taxes - Your Taxable Account

The current “death tax” threshold is $5.43 million; many people therefore feel they don’t need to worry about a death tax. Of course there is no such thing as a “death tax”, it is actually called the Federal Estate Tax. 184 more words