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THUNE: ‘Death tax’ threatens farms, businesses

August 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota businesses that classify their operations as “family owned and operated” take pride in that description. Family farmers, ranchers, and businesses are proud to pass on their legacies from one generation to the next knowing their lifetime of hard work has paid off and their good family name will continue. Continue Reading

Thune sponsors bill to repeal ‘death tax’

March 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Saying a lifetime of hard work and thrift should not be punished at death, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., introduced a bill Wednesday to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, known as the death tax by its many critics.
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