Do all estates pay a probate tax?

When the value of an estate exceeds $15,000, a state probate tax at the rate of $1 per $1,000 of value is imposed on the probate of the will or grant of administration. This tax is not imposed on estates of less than $15,000. This tax, as well as recording costs and Clerk's fees is paid through the Circuit Court Clerk's Office when the will is probated or the administration is granted.

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1. Where should the will be probated?
2. What does dying "testate" or "intestate" mean?
3. Who inherits the property of a decedent who dies without making a will?
4. When should I probate the will or if there is no will qualify as administrator of the decedent's estate?
5. Who is responsible for presenting the will for probate?
6. Who will the Court appoint as executor or administrator?
7. What should I take with me to probate a will or qualify on an estate?
8. Is the appointment of an administrator or executor always required?
9. What duties are required of the Executor or Administrator?
10. Do all estates pay a probate tax?
11. Where can I go for more information to specific questions?