Trillion Dollar Inheritances

Bloomberg recently updated (no paywall) this giant set of infographics looking at the 25 biggest family fortunes.

Whenever you see a politician wanting to get rid of the Estate tax, it has nothing to do with small businesses or family farms — the first $22 million is exempt from estate taxes (married couple) — so you know the politico in question is blowing smoke.

What really concerns the anti-estate taxers are their true Lords & Masters — it is all about these folks:



The World’s Biggest Family Fortunes

Click to see full list.

Source: Bloomberg

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