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The instructions for Form 706, known as the U.S. estate and generation-skipping transfer tax return, show the inheritance tax rate schedule, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Forms and instructions for current a... More »

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The IRS does not charge an inheritance tax, but some states do, and the rates range from 1 percent to 20 percent. States that have an inheritance tax are Iowa, Indiana, Maryland and Kentucky. Nebraska, Pennsylvania, New ... More »

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As of 2015, the federal inheritance, or estate, tax rate is 40 percent, according to Bankrate. The first $5.43 million of an estate is exempt and not taxed by the IRS. More »

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The Internal Revenue Service offers taxpayers many different types of help, including line-by-line instructions for filling out forms, a free tax preparation service and a directory of tax return preparers. The IRS also ... More »

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To mail a tax return to the Internal Revenue Service, find your return type, view the related return instructions and insert all necessary materials in an applicable envelope. Tax returns are time-sensitive documents, an... More »

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The Internal Revenue Service typically updates its mileage rate in December before the start of a new tax year, although it occasionally makes midyear adjustments. The business mileage rate reflects the cost of operating... More »

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As of 2015, most states don’t levy any inheritance tax, but of the six states that do, Nebraska has the lowest minimum inheritance tax rate at 1 percent, and Maryland has the lowest maximum rate at 10 percent, reports Ab... More »

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