Admit It: The Clintons Didn’t Do Any Tax Planning You Wouldn’t Do

The headlines are meant to grab your attention: Wealthy Clintons use trusts to avoid full estate tax they back After touting estate tax, Bill and Hillary Clinton seize on loopholes Bill and Hillary Clinton are dodging ‘death tax’ on their homes despite campaigning to raise it Clintons use loophole to avoid estate tax they helped create Gasp. It appears that the Clintons don’t want to pay more in taxes than they have to. Newsworthy stuff, right? Or maybe not. We all want to criticize tax reduction strategies as somehow un-American until, of course, we want to take advantage of those …