Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax: Financial assets are proceeds from:Life Insurance - BeneficiaryAnnuities - BeneficiaryIRAs - BeneficiaryJoint Tenants With Rights of SurvivorshipPayable on Death (Texas Law)In Trust For.What are subject to inheritance tax and what is the criterion for determining inheritance tax?
The "in trust for" - that usually a probate asset, but to be sure please explain that. Thanks.
Certificates of Deposite are listed:
ITF Richard A Martz Jr
ITF George Doe
ITF XXXXX XXXXX
These are issued in the State of Pennsylvania
In PA - the inheritance tax is imposed as a percentage of the value of a decedent's estate transferred to beneficiaries by will, heirs by intestacy and transferees by operation of law. The tax rate varies depending on the relationship of the heir to the decedent.
The rates for Pennsylvania inheritance tax are as follows:
Property owned jointly between husband and wife is exempt from inheritance tax.
Inheritance tax payments are due upon the death of the decedent and become delinquent nine months after the individual's death. If inheritance tax is paid within three months of the decedent's death, a 5 percent discount is allowed.
Life Insurance - Beneficiary - passes outside of probateAnnuities - Beneficiary - part of the probate estateIRAs - Beneficiary - IRAs are not subject to inheritance tax when the decedent is under the age of 59 1/2 at the time of death.
Joint Tenants With Rights of Survivorship - only if the joint tenant is a spouse - otherwise to the decedent's interest in the property is taxed to the joint owner
Payable on Death (Texas Law) - part of the probate estate
In Trust For - part of the probate estate
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Annuities and IRA/Pension Plan is a part of the deceases' assests (Probate) and I am one of three beneficiaries
Federal Income Tax
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It seems to me that these are transfer of ownership.
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