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The Estate Tax & The Fiscal Cliff: How'd we do?

January 3, 2013 — Mike Lapham
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Unless you’ve been backwoods skiing and just made it back to your iPhone, you already know that both the Senate and House passed legislation that extends the $10 million per couple estate tax exemption and raises the rate to 40%. The good news? We still have an estate tax, and it's been strengthened for the first time in 28 years. The bad news? It's still not strong enough, and there's more to be done. 

The Estate Tax & The Fiscal Cliff: How'd we do?

January 3, 2013 — Mike Lapham
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Unless you’ve been backwoods skiing and just made it back to your iPhone, you already know that both the Senate and House passed legislation that extends the $10 million per couple estate tax exemption and raises the rate to 40%. The good news? We still have an estate tax, and it's been strengthened for the first time in 28 years. The bad news? It's still not strong enough, and there's more to be done. 

Estate Tax Teleconference - December 2012

December 11, 2012 — Michael Young
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On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012, UFE's Responsible Wealth project hosted a national press teleconference to announce the first 36 prominent signers of the Responsible Estate Tax Proposal

Estate Tax Teleconference - December 2012

December 11, 2012 — Michael Young
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On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012, UFE's Responsible Wealth project hosted a national press teleconference to announce the first 36 prominent signers of the Responsible Estate Tax Proposal

Take Action Now to Preserve and Strengthen the Estate Tax

December 11, 2012 — Michael Young
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Tell the your elected officials to preserve and strengthen the estate tax. In the face of the fiscal cliff, raising more revenue from the estate tax is the best solution to avoid painful cuts. Preserving vital social programs (like Head Start, food stamps, and community development block grants) is more important than tax breaks for the top 0.15% of Americans. But this isn’t just about the dollar figures. It’s about our shared values as a society and the creation of equal opportunities for everyone.
 
Click here to take action now!
 

Take Action Now to Preserve and Strengthen the Estate Tax

December 11, 2012 — Michael Young
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Tell the your elected officials to preserve and strengthen the estate tax. In the face of the fiscal cliff, raising more revenue from the estate tax is the best solution to avoid painful cuts. Preserving vital social programs (like Head Start, food stamps, and community development block grants) is more important than tax breaks for the top 0.15% of Americans. But this isn’t just about the dollar figures. It’s about our shared values as a society and the creation of equal opportunities for everyone.
 
Click here to take action now!
 

Take Action Now to Preserve and Strengthen the Estate Tax

December 11, 2012 — Michael Young
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Tell the your elected officials to preserve and strengthen the estate tax. In the face of the fiscal cliff, raising more revenue from the estate tax is the best solution to avoid painful cuts. Preserving vital social programs (like Head Start, food stamps, and community development block grants) is more important than tax breaks for the top 0.15% of Americans. But this isn’t just about the dollar figures. It’s about our shared values as a society and the creation of equal opportunities for everyone.
 
Click here to take action now!
 

Why is Oprah the Only Black Person on the Forbes 400?

December 6, 2012 — Maz
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Oprah Winfrey is the only African American on the Forbes 400, a list of the wealthiest people in the U.S. In fact, she's one of only six known Black billionaires in the world, and she's the only Black woman with a fortune worth more than a billion dollars. Let's take stock of how truly remarkable it is that Oprah became OPRAH...

Why is Oprah the Only Black Person on the Forbes 400?

December 6, 2012 — Maz
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Oprah Winfrey is the only African American on the Forbes 400, a list of the wealthiest people in the U.S. In fact, she's one of only six known Black billionaires in the world, and she's the only Black woman with a fortune worth more than a billion dollars. Let's take stock of how truly remarkable it is that Oprah became OPRAH...

Who’s in Congress & Why it’s Bad for Inequality

October 30, 2012 — Jessica
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Public policies are intended to be a reflection of a country’s values and priorities. In reality, tax and economic policy outcomes represent the wants of the financially enriched, not the needs of the bottom 99%.

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