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Estate Tax - Wills & Estate Planning - About.com
A tax imposed by a state or the federal government upon the right to transfer a person's assets to his or her heirs after death. In other words, an estate tax is ...
Estate Tax Rules for Decedents Who Die in 2014
Here you will find information about the rules governing the estates of decedents who die in 2014.
Estate Taxes - Wills & Estate Planning - About.com
Here you will find all that you need to know about estate taxes, including what they are, how they are calculated, what IRS forms are needed, and how to ...
Exemption From Estate Taxes - Rate Table (1997-2014)
The exemption from federal estate taxes has gradually increased over the years while the estate tax rate has gradually decreased. Here you will find a chart that ...
States With an Estate Tax or Inheritance Tax in 2014
In 2014 less than half of the U.S. states still collect an estate tax or an inheritance tax (or both) at the state level. Find out if your state is one of them.
Guide to Federal Estate Taxes - Wills & Estate Planning - About.com
While the federal estate tax was initially repealed as of January 1, 2010, on December 17, 2010 it was resurrected and applied retroactively back to January 1.
How to Calculate Estate Tax Liability in 2014 - Wills & Estate Planning
If your death occurs during a year when the federal estate tax is in effect, then whether your estate will be liable for federal estate taxes will depend on the value ...
Exemption From Estate Taxes - Glossary Definition
The amount that is excluded from calculating the amount of estate taxes owed at the federal level. With regard to state estate taxes, most states exclude the ...
2014 Estate Tax Laws - An Overview - Wills & Estate Planning
On January 2, 2013, a new law was enacted that governs estate taxes for 2013 and future years. Here you will find a summary of what the laws provide for the ...
Predictions About the Future of Federal Estate Tax Laws
While we know what the current federal estate tax rules are and that they are supposed to be "permanent" going forward, as the saying goes, "A law is only ...