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Isms: Original views on life from rural America

To quote Benjamin Franklin, “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

I am positive that most of us would agree we pay too much in taxes, including inheritance tax.

The question is, can counties afford to do away with inheritance tax revenue? Eliminating the tax would increase the tax levy by several cents. That means you and I - all taxpayers - will be required to make up the difference.

I’ll be the first to admit I don’t know a lot about the ins and outs of the inheri...


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