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Local Officials Have Concerns On Pillen’s Inheritance Tax Stance

By Gordon HopkinsAlthough he has not yet taken office, some of Governor-elect Jim Pillen’s positions are already receiving notice from local officials. One of those is Pillen’s stance on inheritance tax.Pillen met with members of NACO (Nebraska Association of County Officials) in Kearney on Friday, December 23. According to County Commissioner Mark Schoenrock, Pillen talked about eliminating inheritance tax, “That was almost the first words out of his mouth.”On Friday, February 11, 2022, the Nebraska Legislature passed a bill into law intended to cut inheritance tax rates and increase exemptions. Legislative Bill (LB) 310 was introduced by S...


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