Abigail Disney on Preserving the Estate Tax
(9-1-10) In an opinion piece for USA Today, Abigail Disney, great-niece of Walt, argues for the preservation of the estate tax, citing both financial and social benefits, including this statement on the charitable impulse:
...the estate tax incentivizes people like me to do good with our wealth because there is no estate tax on donations to charity.
My filmmaking and foundations rely on a tax code that supports a vigorous non-profit sector, a vital part of our society that is bigger and stronger because of the many millions of dollars that flow into it as a result of the estate tax and other tax provisions.
Read Disney's editorial here.