CBPP Report: Ten Myths and Realities on Estate Taxation

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities issue a report on ten myths and realities on estate taxation.  There is interesting data such as only the richest 2 in 1,000 estates actually pay estate taxes or the estates that do pay estate tax typically pay less than 1/6 of the value of the estate tax.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities  conducts research and analysis at the federal and state levels on public programs and fiscal policy.