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What are the true costs of repealing the estate tax?

If the estate tax were to be repealed, the cost would result in $1.3 trillion in lost revenue and $277 billion in interest on the national debt. This is not something the American people can afford at this time when employment remains at almost one-tenth of the labor force. The United States has seen poverty rates increase dramatically, and the unemployment numbers are not expected to get remarkably better in the near future. Funding for programs such as the Supplemental Nutritional A