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What about just being "Fair" about the estate tax altogether, and if the government does not (or will not) eliminate it, have it at a very low fixed percent for every estate? say 1% or less?, would that bring in the same amount or more dollars that they are now?


[Increase the exemption equivalent to $5,000,000 per person, exempt all qualified retirement plan assets...and guess what millions of Americans including small business and farm owners...WILL HAVE NO ESTATE TAX RO PAY.]

William D. Brownlie, CLU, ChFC, CIP, LIA
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