The County Auditor serves as the agent for the Tax Commisioner of Ohio in the administration of the Ohio estate tax. The following summarizes statutory and administrative rule changes impacting the regulation of estate tax in Ohio:
- * Beginning January 1, 2001, regardless of the decedentís date
of death, the tax commisioner has authorized an automatic, six-month extension of time to file the Ohio Estate Tax Return. However, any payments made after nine months from the date of death should be charged statutory interest.
- * The tax commisioner no longer requires an audit of a safe deposit box upon the death of the owner.
- * Beginning January 1, 2001, the county auditor is no longer required to issue a consent to transfer for accounts $25,000 or less.
Net taxable Estate
Over $200,000 but not over $300,000
$6,600+5% of excess over $200,000
Over $300,000 but not over $500,000
$11,600+6% of excess over $300,000
$23600+7% of excess over $500,000
Call 1-800-977-7711 for specific Estate tax questions.
Pike County Government Center
230 Waverly Plaza Suite 200
Waverly, OH 45690-1222
740 947 2713