HR 1105 (Roll Call 161) Repealing the Death Tax
This bill repeals the federal estate tax, also known as the death tax, and is the first House vote on the issue in nine years. The bill also repeals the generation-skipping transfer tax and reduces the top marginal rate for the gift tax from 40 percent to 35 percent. ACU has long advocated for the repeal of the death tax and supported this bill. The House passed the bill on April 16, 2015 by a vote of 240-179.