A chart for inheritance tax information by state can be found on About.com. This website has a whole section dedicated to information on money and taxes.
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.
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 depending on the size of the inheritance.
As of 2015, only six states have an inheritance tax, which taxes heirs based on their relationships to the deceased. Tax rates range from 0 to 10 percent in Maryland; from 0 to 15 percent in Iowa and Pennsylvania; from 0 to 16 percent in Kentucky and New Jersey; and from 0 to 18 percent in Nebraska.
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 About.com. States base inheritance tax rates that individuals pay on how closely t
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.
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 Although Ohio had an estate tax, it was repealed with the 2012-2013 budget bill, which became effective Jan. 1, 2013, states the Ohio Department of Taxation.
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.
As of 2015, Massachusetts does not have an inheritance tax, according to the Tax Foundation. However, Massachusetts does have an estate tax, which ranges between tax rates of 0.8 percent and 16 percent. Estates worth $1 million or less are exempt from the estate tax.
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.