As GOP Lawmakers Eye Cutting Estate Tax, Will They Increase Income Inequality?

Members of the College Republican National Committee demonstrated against the estate tax in Washington in 2006. The tax was eliminated in 2010 but was reinstated a year later.

As Republicans prepare to pass their a massive tax overhaul, they are planning to lessen, or even eliminate, the estate tax. But critics say the tax plays an important role in making the economy fair.

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