for the 1986
law championed by Bob Dole
primarily for the benefit of his million-dollar benefactor
s Ernest and Julio Gallo
The Center for Public Integrity has estimated that the bill has allowed the Gallo dynasty to dodge over $100 million in taxes. Specifically, it allows any person to give up to $2 million per year as a gift to each grandchild without the money being taxed.
Without Dole's help, the Gallos would have been able to give only $1 million per year tax-free to each of their over 20 grandchildren.