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Tag: Inheritance Tax

Tax Implications of Transferring Property in Delaware County, PA

Posted on Thu Mar 19, 2015, on Probate and Estate Administration

My Mother transferred her Delaware County home to me two years ago. She recently died. I am going to sell the house soon, but do I have to pay Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax?

Not in your case. The Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax of 4.5% applies to transfers to children at death and includes all gifts made within one year of the date of death. If the house was transferred properly into your name 2 years ago, it will not be subject to the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax.

Do I owe inheritance tax if my Mom transferred me her house before death?

Posted on Fri Mar 6, 2015, on Probate and Estate Administration

My Mother transferred her Chester County home to me two years ago and has recently died. I am going to sell the house soon, but do I have to pay Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax?

Not in your case. The Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax of 4.5% applies to: transfers to children at death and includes all gifts made within one year of the date of death. If the house was transferred properly into your name 2 years ago, it will not be subject to the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax.

Do lifetime transfers avoid the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax?

Posted on Sat Feb 21, 2015, on Estate Planning

My father wants to transfer a rental property he owns in Montgomery County into my name. If he does, will this gift avoid Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax?

As a Montgomery County resident, at your father’s death, all assets he leaves you at death (except life insurance) will be subject to the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax at the 4.5% children’s rate. That includes all gifts made within one year of the date of his death.

Do I Owe Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax?

Posted on Wed Feb 11, 2015, on Probate and Estate Administration

My mother transferred her Montgomery County home to me two years ago. She recently died. I am going to sell the house soon, but do I have to pay Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax?

Not in your case. The Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax of 4.5% applies to transfers to children at death, and includes all gifts made within one year of the date of death. If the house was transferred properly into your name two years ago, it will not be subject to the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax.

Will Transferring a Home as a Gift Avoid Inheritance Tax in Philadelphia

Posted on Fri Jan 30, 2015, on Estate Planning

My father wants to transfer a rental property he owns in Philadelphia into my name. If he does, will this gift avoid Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax?

As a Philadelphia resident, at your father’s death, all assets he leaves you at death (except life insurance) will be subject to the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax at the 4.5% children’s rate. That includes all gifts made within one year of the date of his death. So, if he transfers the rental property into your name and lives for at least one more year, at his death you will avoid Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax payment.

Do I Owe PA Inheritance Tax on Mom’s house transfer?

Posted on Tue Jan 20, 2015, on Probate and Estate Administration

My Mother transferred her Bucks County home to me two years ago. She recently died. I am going to sell the house soon, but do I have to pay Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax?

Not in your case. The Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax of 4.5% applies to transfers to children at death, and includes all gifts made within one year of the date of death. If the house was transferred properly into your name 2 years ago, it will not be subject to the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax.

PA Inheritance Tax and the IRA – What You Need to Understand

Posted on Mon Nov 17, 2014, on Probate and Estate Administration

With one exception, if a Pennsylvania resident dies before reaching the age 59½ his IRA is not subject to the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax. This is because of a Pennsylvania rule stating that there will be no tax levied on the value of any retirement plan for which the deceased would have been penalized had he removed the funds during his lifetime.

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