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  • Are the ultrawealthy breaking the law in avoiding taxes?

    Photo of Richard L. Kaplan, an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy and the Guy Raymond Jones Chair in Law at Illinois.

    The ultrawealthy aren’t breaking the law in avoiding taxes, but public outrage over their financial legerdemain could prompt legislators to consider an annual wealth tax, said University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign law professor and tax policy expert Richard L. Kaplan.

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Richard L. Kaplan, call 217-300-7973; email rkaplan@illinois.edu.