They get very upset if you suggest otherwise, whether you call it the estate tax, the death tax, or "fred".
The estate tax, which affects the tiniest sliver of Americans, will likely rise.
Trying to rally a nation against the estate tax is a tough lift.
Especially when joined to new promises to permanently abolish the Alternative Minimum Tax and estate tax?
But there are still sticking points, including scheduled increases in the estate tax.
On domestic issues such as health care or the estate tax, Republicans seem able to unite behind a common strategy (“Just say no”).
Lloyd Grove talks to tax lawyers about the estate tax loophole presenting a powerful moral dilemma.
Luntz is the wordsmith who coined the term "death tax" to replace the vague notion of an estate tax.
As of last night, Democrats were conceding the estate tax plus the higher exemption on tax rates, which had risen to $450,000.
For the commutation tax there should be substituted an estate tax rising from 3d.