Death to the Death Tax

Death to the Death Tax

Death to the Death Tax

Previously published Slate articles made new.
June 2 2001 12:00 AM

Death to the Death Tax

Last week Congress passed President Bush's tax cuts, which include the abolition of the estate tax over 10 years. Earlier this year, Pete du Pont and William H. Gates Sr. debated the merits of the tax. (Click here to read the exchange.) In 1997, James K. Glassman and former Sen. Bob Packwood held a similar discussion. (Click here to read the exchange.)