The federal estate tax exemption - that’s the amount an individual can leave to heirs without having to pay federal estate tax - will be $5.43 million in 2015, up from $5.34 million for 2014. In other words, that’s another $90,000 that can be passed on tax-free. The top federal estate tax rate is 40%.
South Dakota Estate Planning: What is the federal estate tax exemption for 2015?
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