September 16th, 2010

Sukup Family Fights Inheritance Tax

The Sukup family, of north central Iowa, will be featured on an episode of Cross Examine, a new Christian television program from Coral Ridge Ministries.  The show is hosted Dr. Del Tackett, who is the author and teacher of Focus on the Families Truth Project.

Cross Examine is doing a feature story on the inheritance tax and its impact on family businesses like Sukup Manufacturing.  Steve Sukup is a former State Representative and Republican candidate for governor.  You can read Dr. Tackett’s blog about his recent visit to Iowa by clicking here.

There has been a number of recent featuring the Sukup family’s dilemma in regards to the inheritance tax.  You can read the Wall Street Journal’s story by clicking here, or the Mason City Globe Gazette’s article by clicking here.

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