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The US does not have inheritance tax. If you inherited cash then you are not taxed on the amount.
If you inherited an account or property then you may be taxed depending on the situation of disposal and receiving money from that.
A short answer would be NO, but only if you inherited actual cash money.
If it was money and over $100,000, and you are a US person (citizen or resident alien) then you would need to report the inheritance using Form 3520 but that is not a form to calculate tax. It is strictly reporting.
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Did you want to add any more information about the specifics of the inheritance?
Hello, You are not taxed on money (cash)inherited in the US. As I stated though you may need to report the inherited amount if more then $100,000. The Canadian side is correct too as there is no inheritance tax in Canada. Any tax would be paid by the estate but you are not taxed. There is no estate issue for US if your mother was not a US person.