October 20, 2021 •
Study Finds Taxing Unrealized Gains Among Most Harmful Revenue Policies Considered
When the House Ways and Means Committee produced its components of the Build Back Better Act, it omitted a proposal to tax unrealized capital gains at the time of a person’s death. A recent study from global tax, accounting and advisory firm EY may help explain why.
September 9, 2021 •
American Farmers’ Opposition to Biden Tax Hikes Underscores Growing Skepticism Among Democrats
As Washington continues to debate what will be in a $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, the issue of taxing unrealized gains on inheritances led dozens of organizations from across the country representing farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses to send a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees outlining their concerns. The Tax Aggie Coalition, made up of 41 national and regional agricultural groups, sent the letter yesterday.
September 1, 2021 •
CNBC: Former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, says Biden’s plan to tax assets at death would hurt family businesses
Former Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp, one of the party’s leading voices on tax policy, said President Joe Biden’s proposal to tax appreciated assets upon death would hurt family farms and family- owned businesses.
August 27, 2021 • Press Release
Heidi Heitkamp Launches Saving America’s Family Enterprises (SAFE) to Say No to the Double Death Tax
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) today announced the launch of the Saving America’s Family Enterprises (SAFE), a non-profit educational organization advocating against the imposition of new transfer taxes such as the Sensible Taxation and Equity Promotion (STEP) Act.
August 26, 2021 • Polling
FULL RESULTS: Saving America’s Family Enterprises Tax Survey, August 2021
See the full results of SAFE’s nationwide survey of 1200 voters, exploring public opinion of new transfer taxes like the STEP Act.