Summary: S.176 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/17/2019)

Estate Tax Rate Reduction Act

This bill reduces the rate for the tax on estates, gifts, and generation-skipping transfers to 20%. (Under current law, the highest rate is 40%.)

The bill also exempts the budgetary effects of the tax reduction from the Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rules established by the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 and the FY2018 congressional budget resolution.