How much tax do I have to pay on a succession?
Last update: 10/1/2012
Preliminary note: the information below has been updated in accordance with the provisions of the new Civil Code. These are applicable to the succession to persons deceased after 1 October 2011. For the succession to persons deceased prior to this date, the provisions of the old Civil Code shall be applicable (related information here)
Inheritance tax is payable in accordance with the general tax law. Death duties are 1% and these are levied only on inheritances claimed; they are payable two years after the deceased’s date of death.
How much inheritance tax?
The State tax which is 1% of the real estate and is due only if the heir certificate is issued within two years after the death.
Useful links concerning the Romanian succession law:
The National Union of Civil Law Notaries of Romania (Uniunea Nationala a Notarilor Publici din Romania)
Bucharest, 41 General Berthelot Street, sector 1, zip code 010164
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (secretariat); email@example.com
Tel. 004021 313.99.20; 004021 313.99.23;
Fax (+4021) 313.99.10
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