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Old 09-01-2019, 12:43 AM
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Originally Posted by octopus View Post
It is a death tax and why should wealth that has been taxed as income be taxed again when transferred to an heir?
Because it's income to that heir.

Why should they not have to pay tax on their income to help pay for the military just like you and I do? Why should they get a free ride? Aren't freeloaders bad?
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