International Business Times: Koch Brothers’ Senator Pushes Tax Break For ‘Dark Money’ Groups


With Republican megadonors like Charles Koch, 82, and his brother David, 77, advancing in age, a top GOP senator from the Kochs’ home state has proposed a special tax break for moguls who bequeath their riches to so-called “dark money” groups that advocate for policies and bankroll lawmakers’ election ads.


“This can have the effect of reducing the overall amount paid in taxes on a wealthy individual’s estate when they die — or in some instances, creating a tax break for a billionaire’s post-mortem dark money donations,” Brendan Fischer, the director of federal and FEC reform at the Campaign Legal Center, told IBT in an email.

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