PolitiFact checks Pocan claim on how rare the ‘death tax’ is

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U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan has said: “Republicans have (marketed the estate tax) as a “death tax” — you die and you get taxed. But the reality is, it’s a tax on the ultra-wealthy that the vast majority will never, ever, ever see. Last year, two out of every 1,000 people paid an estate tax.” PolitiFact Wisconsin checks the figures.

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