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Alabama Code Title 40. Revenue and Taxation § 40-15-13

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(a) The State of Alabama shall have a lien for all taxes and interest thereon which are or may become due hereunder on all property which a decedent dies seized or possessed of subject to taxes under this chapter, in whatever form of investment it may happen to be, and all property acquired in substitution therefor.

(b) The personal representative of an estate may execute and record in the county of last domicile of the decedent and wherever the decedent's probate estate is pending, an affidavit certifying that the estate is not taxable or alternatively, an affidavit certifying that the estate is taxable and that the proper copy of the federal estate tax return has or will be filed with the department within the proper time limits as provided by law. The affidavit shall begin by stating that it is being filed in accordance with this section. The content of the affidavit shall include, but not be limited to, the legal name of the decedent, the Social Security number of the decedent, the legal residence, including county, of the decedent, the date of death, whether a federal estate tax return will be filed, and the name and address of the administrator/executor. Assets, which are owned by the estate but held, administered, or maintained by a person other than the personal representative, may be transferred in reliance on the recorded affidavit, and without obtaining an Alabama Estate Tax Waiver, unless they know or should know of the incorrectness of the recorded affidavit.

Cite this article: - Alabama Code Title 40. Revenue and Taxation § 40-15-13 - last updated January 01, 2019 |

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