What changes can we anticipate in Fed estate taxes 2013 – 2016? I heard they will be lowering the estate tax rate. Are any states changing?
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Lisa Nason CPA, MST
On Jan. 11 the IRS announced that, with the inflation adjustment, the estate tax exclusion amount for deaths in 2013 would be $5.25 million. As for state rules, states make their own laws when it comes to estate taxes and rates so if there is particular state you are interested in, you would have to look at that states laws. Some follow federal, some don’t. Some have estate taxes, others do not. So it just depends on the state.Leave a Comment 288 weeks ago