Estate tax doesn't force farmers to sell land: Harl

September 21, 2017

Neil HarlNeil Harl, emeritus professor, was quoted in the article "Farmers and the Estate Tax Myth" in the September 20 Daily Yonder.

Pity the poor farmer whose land is ripped from his heirs and sold to pay the draconian “death tax.” It never happens, says the man who wrote the book on estate-tax planning. Why are farmers letting Big Money use them as a stalking horse to kill the estate tax?

“The idea that the estate tax is somehow forcing farmer to sell their land, it’s wrong, just dead wrong.”

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