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Code of Virginia
Title 58.1. Taxation
Chapter 9. Virginia Estate Tax
1/16/2021

Article 2. Payment of Death Taxes Due by Nonresident Decedents to Other States.

§ 58.1-913. Proof of payment of death taxes to state of domicile.

At any time before the expiration of eighteen months after the qualification in this Commonwealth of any executor of the will or administrator of the estate of any nonresident decedent, such executor or administrator shall file with the clerk of the court in which he qualified proof that all death taxes, together with interest or penalties thereon, which are due to the state of domicile of such decedent, or to any political subdivision thereof, have been paid or secured or that no such taxes, interest or penalties are due, unless it appears that letters have been issued in the state of domicile. Such proof may be in the form of a certificate issued by the official or body charged with the administration of the death tax laws of the domiciliary state.

Code 1950, §§ 58-238.17, 58-238.18; 1978, c. 838; 1984, c. 675.

§ 58.1-914. Notice to domiciliary state if proof not filed.

If such proof is not filed within the time limit set out in § 58.1-913, then the clerk of the court shall forthwith notify by mail the official or body of the domiciliary state charged with the administration of the death tax laws thereof with respect to such estate and shall state in such notice so far as is known to him:

1. The name, date of death and last domicile of such decedent;

2. The name and address of each executor or administrator;

3. A summary of the values of the real estate, tangible personalty and intangible personalty, wherever situated, belonging to such decedent at the time of his death; and

4. The fact that such executor or administrator has not filed the proof required in § 58.1-913.

The clerk shall attach to such notice a plain copy of the will and codicils of the decedent, if he died testate, or, if he died intestate, a list of his heirs and next of kin, so far as is known to the clerk.

Code 1950, § 58-238.19; 1978, c. 838; 1979, c. 559; 1984, c. 675.

§ 58.1-915. Petition of domiciliary state for accounting.

Within sixty days after the mailing of such notice, the official or body charged with the administration of the death tax laws of the domiciliary state may file with such court in this Commonwealth a petition for an accounting in such estate. Such official body of the domiciliary state shall, for the purpose of this article, be a party interested for the purpose of petitioning the court for such accounting. If such petition be filed within the period of sixty days, the court shall decree such accounting and upon such accounting being filed and approved shall decree the remission of the fiduciary appointed by the domiciliary probate court of the balance of the intangible personalty after the payment of creditors and expenses of administration in the Commonwealth.

Code 1950, § 58-238.20; 1978, c. 838; 1984, c. 675.

§ 58.1-916. Final accounting not granted without compliance.

Unless the provisions of either § 58.1-914 or § 58.1-915 have been complied with, no such executor or administrator shall be entitled to a final accounting or discharge in any court in this Commonwealth.

Code 1950, § 58-238.21; 1978, c. 838; 1984, c. 675.

§ 58.1-917. To what nonresident estates article applies.

The provisions of this article shall apply to the estate of any nonresident decedent if the laws of the state of his domicile contain a provision, of any nature or however expressed, whereby this Commonwealth is given reasonable assurance of the collection of its inheritance or death taxes, interest and penalties, from the estates of decedents dying domiciled in this Commonwealth when the estates of such decedents are being administered by the probate courts of such other state, or if the state of domicile does not grant letters in nonresident estates until after letters have been issued by the state of domicile.

Code 1950, § 58-238.22; 1978, c. 838; 1984, c. 675.

§ 58.1-918. How article construed.

The provisions of this article shall be liberally construed in order to ensure that the state of domicile of any decedent shall receive any death taxes, together with interest and penalties thereon, due to it.

Code 1950, § 58-238.23; 1978, c. 838; 1984, c. 675.

§ 58.1-919. Meaning of "state.".

For the purpose of this article the word "state" shall be construed to include any territory of the United States, the District of Columbia and any foreign country.

Code 1950, § 58-238.24; 1978, c. 838; 1984, c. 675.