Death Tax Articles

Democrat Scheme to Raise Taxes Would Hike Death Tax 100%

March 9, 2018

1984 Mondale Redux Lost on Democrats Suffering From “Political Amnesia” ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (March 9, 2018) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin Friday issued the following statement in response to a Senate Democrat plan to raise taxes by $1 trillion including a doubling of the estate tax: “Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer must…

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No Repeal, No Deal: House Conservatives Demand Death Tax Repeal in conference

December 7, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (December 7, 2017) Today, 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman Jim Martin applauded House members that signed a letter supporting House Leadership’s efforts to kill the death tax in conference committee. Congressmen Warren Davidson (R-OH) and Jim Banks (R-IN) led the charge which gained 57 signatures, with more signing on daily, a full…

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Greg Grimme: Death tax threatens our family business; repeal should be part of tax bill

November 21, 2017

11/17/17 My grandfather started in the HVAC industry in 1930 and for the past 40 years, my brother and I have helped grow our part of Johnstone Supply into a business that supports dozens of jobs for my local community and across the country. I am deeply proud of the work we have done in…

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Tax Reform Day 1: Death Tax Plan Falls Short

November 2, 2017

Seniors Group Chief Expresses Profound Disappointment ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (November 2, 2017) – 60 Plus Chairman and Founder James Martin Thursday issued the following statement after the roll-out of the tax reform plan: “The death tax has been a painful fixture of the tax code for the past century and now, we finally have a real…

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60 Plus Chairman: Seniors Stand Against Death Tax Compromise

October 27, 2017

Tinkering with exemption will only help lawyers and accountants ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (October 27, 2017) – 60 Plus Founder and Chairman James Martin Friday issued the following statement in response to reports of a compromise on repealing the death tax: “While the public wants to bury the onerous estate tax, special interests led by Sen. Charles…

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October 18, 2017

National Press Club, Washington, DC October 12, 2017 Panelists Jim Martin, 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform Karen Kerrigan, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council Palmer Schoening, Family Business Coalition See Full Video Here Sign the Bury The Death Tax Petition

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Grieving Families, “Not Bargaining Chips”

October 11, 2017

Seniors Leader Urges Senate GOP to Stay True on Death Tax ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (October 11, 2017) – 60 Plus Founder and Chairman James Martin Wednesday issued the following statement on tax reform efforts in Congress and the importance of abolishing the Death Tax: “Congressional Republicans have a once-in-a-generation chance to enact significant tax reform including…

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60 Plus Emerges in White House Briefing

September 29, 2017

White House Advisor Gary Cohn Affirms Immediate Repeal of Death Tax ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (September 29, 2017) – The efforts of the 60 Plus Association in abolishing the Death Tax served as a reference point in the September 28 White House Briefing with White House Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn. The briefing by Cohn was to…

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Letter: Schumer needs more education on estate tax

September 25, 2017

TimesUnion To the editor Published 4:27 pm, Saturday, September 23, 2017 It’s unfortunate that Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer is so woefully uninformed about the impact of the federal “death tax” (“Estate tax cut plan irks Schumer,” Sept. 13). Perhaps he should remove himself from the salons of Manhattan and Capitol Hill for a day…

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Seniors Leader to Congress: “This Is No Time To Go Wobbly,” on Death Tax

September 20, 2017

60 Plus Chairman Invokes Margaret Thatcher in Tax Debate ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (September 20, 2017) – 60 Plus Chairman and Founder James Martin today issued the following statement regarding ongoing efforts to enact a tax reform package in Congress: “As negotiations on a tax reform plan intensify and debate over abolishing the federal Death Tax grows,…

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