The year in taxes started with the nation toppling, briefly, over the fiscal cliff. And it ended with some interesting policy proposals on tax reform.
The federal estate tax is finally permanent, Williams writes, although fewer than one in 700 estates will owe estate tax in 2013.
We need to literally pay for things as we go along, including paying for continued policies. If we don't want to pay for them - or can't - then perhaps we shouldn’t extend them.