Estate Tax

Some articles on tax, estate, estate tax:

Transfer Tax
... A transfer tax is a tax on the passing of title to property from one person (or entity) to another ... In a narrow legal sense, a transfer tax is essentially a transaction fee imposed on the transfer of title to property ... This kind of tax is typically imposed where there is a legal requirement for registration of the transfer, such as transfers of real estate, shares, or bond ...
Bypass Trust - In The United States
... It is typically created as part of an A/B Living trust estate plan after the death of the first spouse to die ... of the remaining spouse, but in a way that minimizes the estate tax and gift tax that would have been applied to the property if it had passed through a will ... This means less capital gains tax will have to be paid by the children when they sell the property) ...
Climate Of Wisconsin - Government - Taxes
... The state sales and use tax rate is 5.0% ... Fifty-nine counties have an additional sales/use tax of 0.5% ... four surrounding counties have an additional temporary 0.1% tax which helps fund the Miller Park baseball stadium, which was completed in 2001 ...
Marital Life Estate - Tax Avoidance
... This may be created as a tax avoidance tool, and in such cases is called an AB trust, a credit shelter trust, or a bypass trust ... Any person considering this estate planning vehicle should consult a trained professional, such as attorney ... The estate tax can be a major consideration for starting such a device ...
Christianity In Vermont - Law and Government - Finances and Taxation
... The rankings showed Vermont had a per capita tax load of $5,387, 14.1 percent of the per capita income of $38,306 ... Vermont collects a state personal income tax in a progressive structure of five different income brackets, with marginal tax rates ranging from 3.6 percent to 9.5 percent ... Vermont residents provided 30 percent of the income tax revenue around 2,000 people had sufficient income to be taxed at the highest marginal rate of 9.5 percent ...

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