Currently, the United States has one of the highest tax burdens on personal dividend income in the OECD. The top federal rate on personal dividend income is 23.8 percent (20 percent top marginal tax rate plus a 3.8...
- Monday Map: Inheritance and Estate Tax Rates and Exemptions
Monday Map: Inheritance and Estate Tax Rates and Exemptions
Today's Monday Map shows inheritance and estate tax rates and exemptions as of January 1, 2012. Estate taxes are levied on the estate itself prior to transfer; inheritance taxes are levied on the transfer of wealth based on the recipient's relationship to the decendent. New Jersey and Maryland are notable for having both an estate tax and an inheritance tax.
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