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Six states have state inheritance taxes as of 2015. Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska and Pennsylvania have inheritance taxes only, while Maryland and New Jersey have both estate taxes and inheritance taxes. More »

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State inheritance tax in Pennsylvania is reduced by 5 percent if the heirs pay the full tax within three months after the decedent dies, reports the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. Some beneficiaries don't have to pa... More »

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On its website, the Tax Foundation provides a map of inheritance tax rates by state as of the year 2014. There are six states in the United States that use an inheritance tax, the rates of which vary from 0 to18 percent ... More »

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While often used interchangeably, state tax and inheritance tax represent two distinct types of death taxes. An estate tax is a death tax levied on the estate whereas an inheritance tax is imposed on the heir who receive... More »

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As of 2015, Wisconsin has neither an estate tax nor an inheritance tax at the state level; both taxes were repealed in 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue explains. Only estates worth over $5.4 million are taxed on... More »

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Canada does not charge any inheritance tax; however, before distributing money to inheritors, the deceased person's estate must settle final taxes with the Canada Revenue Agency, states TurboTax. These final taxes includ... More »

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Until Jan. 1, 2016, estates valued at over $2 million are subject to estate or inheritance tax in the state of Maine, states Nolo. The tax is levied directly on the estate, which includes the property of Maine residents ... More »

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