Indiana to repeal death tax as of Jan 1, 2021

March 27, 2012

Indians's Gov. Mitch Daniels signed to repeal the inheritance tax for deaths after Dec. 31, 2021. The relief is retroactive to January 1 and increases amounts exempt from the tax for 2012 deaths.

Currently 22 states and the District of Columbia impose an estate / inheritance tax in 2012. See Forbes article on Another State Death Tax Kicks the Bucket, Will More Fall? for more information on this topic.

If you live in a state that has an estate tax or inheritance tax you may want to consider the additional taxes that your estate or beneficiaries might be subject to in your planning.