The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue provides answers regarding Pennsylvania inheritance tax on its website. Pennsylvania taxpayers can also receive answers to questions about inheritance tax over the phone by calling 717-787-8327, according to the Department of Revenue's website.
The Department of Revenue's website addresses issues including what in a deceased person's estate is subject to inheritance tax, when a 401(k) retirement account is subject to inheritance tax, and what real property is subject to inheritance tax. The website also explains how to get a waiver on investment accounts and how to claim a family exemption. Online applications are available that calculate penalties and interests due, as the Department of Revenue details.