California Estate Planning Blog by Kevin Staker

September 22, 2010

Senate Majority Leader Reid Intent on Forcing Vote on Middle Class Tax Cuts (and the Estate Tax)

Filed under: estate tax,Kevin Staker — Kevin Staker @ 6:28 pm
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Politico.com reports that Senate Leader Reid is intend on forcing a vote on the middle class tax cuts before Congress adjourns.  Senate Reid stated to David Rogers at Politico:

“I am working hard for a vote,” the Nevada Democrat told POLITICO, and a second senior Democrat predicted there is a 75 percent chance of a showdown with competing Republican tax alternatives next week.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0910/42520.html#ixzz10HgGFLxm

Politico reports that the estate tax fix will be part of the tax bill Senate Finance Chair Baucus intends to release (at least to the Senate Democratic caucus) today.

Jay Helfin at The Hill reports roughly the same status.

By Kevin Staker

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