GROCERY GROUPS LOBBY AGAINST ESTATE TAX

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarket retailers and wholesalers last week launched a new coalition here to push the cause of eliminating the estate tax.The group's eight founding members include the Food Marketing Institute, Food Distributors International and the Grocery Manufacturers of America.The new coalition, Americans Against Unfair Family Taxation, is supporting the Dunn-Tanner measure before Congress.

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarket retailers and wholesalers last week launched a new coalition here to push the cause of eliminating the estate tax.

The group's eight founding members include the Food Marketing Institute, Food Distributors International and the Grocery Manufacturers of America.

The new coalition, Americans Against Unfair Family Taxation, is supporting the Dunn-Tanner measure before Congress. This legislation would phase out the tax by reducing rates by 5% a year

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