An inheritance tax is a tax paid by heirs or beneficiaries of an inheritance, according to Investopedia. An inheritance tax rate depends on the value of the asset received or the relationship to the descendant.
The inheritance or estate tax is a tax on the right to transfer property at the owner's death. The estate's executor or administrator takes an accounting of everything the decedent owned on the date of death, using fair market value. This is the "gross estate" and if, for 2014, it plus any prior tax
The estate, or inheritance tax, is the tax on the right to transfer assets at the time of the owner's death, the IRS explains. The estate's administrator or executor prepares an account of every asset the decedent owned on the date of his death using the current fair market value. This is the gross
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 receives the estate.
As of 2015, Florida does not have an inheritance tax law, explains About.com's Julie Garber. As of Jan 1, 2005, Florida has no estate tax, explains the State of Florida Department of Revenue. Estate's of decedents who passed away before Jan 1, 2005, are subject to estate tax.
The Indiana inheritance tax has been repealed for those individuals dying after Dec. 31st, 2012. Therefore, no current inheritance tax is levied, and no inheritance tax returns need be filed currently. For individuals who died before the repeal date, an inheritance tax return needs to be filed.
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.
The different types of property-related taxes in New York City include the Mortgage Recording Tax, the Real Property Transfer Tax and the property taxes for class 1, 2, 3 and 4 properties, according to the New York City Department of Finance. The Mortgage Recording Tax is only applied when a homeown
The state of Michigan levies no inheritance tax or estate tax as of 2015, reports the Michigan Department of Treasury. The only death tax for Michigan residents is the federal estate tax levied on estates worth more than $5.43 million, according to Nolo.
As of 2015, Ohio has no state inheritance tax, reports About.com. Although Ohio had an estate tax, it was repealed with the 2012-2013 budget bill, which became effective Jan. 1, 2013, states the Ohio Department of Taxation.