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What is the maximum amount of estate tax exemption for 2021?
The amount of the estate tax exemption for 2021 For 2021, the personal federal estate tax exemption amount is $11.7 million (it was $11.58 million for 2020). This means that when you pass away, the value of your estate is calculated and any amount more than $11.7 million is subject to the federal estate tax unless otherwise excluded.
What is the estate and gift tax exemption for 2022?
In addition, the estate and gift tax exemption will be $12.06 million per individual for 2022 gifts and deaths, up from $11.7 million in 2021. This increase means that a married couple can shield a total of $24.12 million without having to pay any federal estate or gift tax.
What is the amount of estate tax exemption?
It is the amount of money in a person estate that is exempt from being taxed by the federal government. It is adjusted annually for inflation. In 2022 the amount is $12.06 million for an individual and $24.12 million for a married couple.
What is the estate tax in 2020?
The estate tax is a tax on a person’s assets after death. In 2020, federal estate tax generally applies to assets over $11.58 million. Estate tax rate ranges from 18% to 40%. Some states also have estate taxes. Assets spouses inherit generally aren’t subject to estate tax.