Skip navigation

Review of Reviews: “Afterlife of the Death Tax,” Ind. L. J. (forthcoming)

Samuel D. Brunson, professor, Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Chicago.

Throughout the years, there have been many proposed solutions to the estate tax; from increasing it to eliminating it. In this article, Professor  Samuel D. Brunson advocates for the elimination of the estate tax and proposes to replace it with an inheritance tax. He acknowledges that while the tax was meant to raise revenues for the government and eliminate the concentration of wealth in America, it hasn’t accomplished this purpose. So, he suggests that the tax would better


Please Log in if you are currently a Trust&Estates subscriber, or select DAYPASS for our new 24 hour access (nominal fee required).

If you are interested in unlimited article access for one year, please select Annual Subscription below.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.