Probate Tax

Thresholds

Like Capital Acquisitions Tax (CAT), there are thresholds for Probate Tax. Where the taxable value of an estate exceeds the relevant threshold, the entire taxable estate is liable to tax. Where the relevant threshold is exceeded only slightly, marginal relief may be due.

The Thresholds for Probate Tax are as follows
Year of DeathAmount
1993 €12,697
1994 €12,888
1995 €13,193
1996 €13,523
1997 €13,739
1998 €13,942
1999 1 January to 30 November 1999 inclusive €14,285
1999 1 December to 31 December inclusive (Marginal Relief may apply) €50,790
2000 (Marginal Relief may apply) €50,790

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