Repealing the Paris Hilton Tax: So Not Hot

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The estate tax (or, The Paris Hilton Tax) was "first adopted in the 19th century to fund various wartime govt revenue shortfalls" (much as we have today), and "has been on the books continuously since 1916" when reformers were grappling with how to deal with the Gilded Age's growing income inequality. Sound familiar?

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At www.americanprogressaction.org

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