death tax

Press release from the Tennessee House Republican Caucus; July 16, 2012: NASHVILLE, Tenn.—He helped President Ronald Reagan implement supply-side economic policies. In the last session of the General Assembly, he helped shape policies from the House Republican Caucus to cut taxes in Tennessee. Tonight, he will be in Sumner County. Dr. Art Laffer, the father […]


Statement by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey; May 18, 2012: Dear Friend, Earlier this month, the 107th General Assembly concluded its business. My goals for this legislature were the same ones I had when first elected: give the people of Tennessee what they have asked for: more jobs, less spending and smaller government. Now, with partners […]

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Statement from Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, April 27, 2012:  Lt. Governor Ramsey Made the Following Statement Following Senate Passage of HB3760: “The American Dream — working hard to provide for your family — is not a dream that ends in death. Taxing those who have worked their whole lives to build and sustain a small […]


Depending on who you’re talking to, the talk of tax cuts at the Capitol amounts to election year politics or just good policy as the economy recovers. Here’s the lay of the land on who wants to cut what, and how that could impact the bottom line for Tennesseans.


Press Release from the Beacon Center of Tennessee, March 6, 2012: Beacon Tells the Stories of Farmers Harmed by Tennessee’s Death Tax NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today released a publication telling the stories of two Tennessee farmers who could be harmed by the state’s onerous death tax. The publication, titled Splitting the […]


Gov. Bill Haslam said he won’t know until next month whether he will support a reduction in the tax on large gifts. The tax ranges from 5.5 percent to 16 percent on gifts like land or automobiles.


Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has said he wants the tax on investments reduced, but House Speaker Beth Harwell says she wants to take a pass on that this year.