District of Columbia Estate Tax Update

District of Columbia Estate Tax Increases 2018

District of Columbia estate tax exemption amounts are set to increase effective Oct 1,2018. Here are the increases and how they affect you. If you need more information about District of Columbia estate tax or to speak with an estate tax professional please contact Antonoplos & Associates.

Filing Requirement: A District Estate Tax Return (Form D-76 or Form D-76EZ) must be filed for a decedent whose death occurs on or after January 1, 2018, if the decedent’s gross estate is $5,600,000 or more.

Zero Bracket Amount: The zero bracket amount (i.e., amount exempt from District estate tax) is increased to $5,600,000 for a decedent whose death occur on or after January 1, 2018.

These updates to the District of Columbia Estate Tax Exemption Amounts are set to take effect Oct 1, 2018.

Our team of LLM’s and MBA’s can assist clients in estate tax law matters involving probate estates and trust administration tax issues. Antonoplos & Associates business tax law professionals have extensive experience and success in reducing federal and state tax liabilities, abating penalties, obtaining innocent spouse relief, resolving payroll tax disputes, and getting offers in compromise granted. If you are under audit or owe the IRS back taxes Antonoplos & Associates is here to assist you with your business tax law matter.

Peter D. Antonoplos, Esq. is the managing partner at Antonoplos & Associates, Attorneys at Law. Mr. Antonoplos’ practice focuses on estate planning and real estate matters. Mr. Antonoplos is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, New York, and Maryland. Mr. Antonoplos routinely lectures on real estate and probate law issues in Washington, DC and New York. Mr. Antonoplos lives in Northwest Washington, D.C. He is an avid chess player and motorcycle enthusiast. He may be reached at 202-803-5676 or