2017 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
CHAPTER 29. APPORTIONMENT OF ESTATE TAXES [EFFECTIVE UNTIL JAN. 1, 2014, BUT SEE § 2914 OF THIS TITLE FOR FUTURE APPLICABILITY]
§ 2903. Recovery of proportionate tax from persons receiving taxable property which did not come into possession of executor or administrator; jurisdiction of Court of Chancery [Effective until Jan. 1, 2014, but see § 2914 of this title for future applicability].
(a) Where any property required to be included in the gross estate does not come into the possession of the executor, administrator or other fiduciary, the executor, administrator or other fiduciary shall recover from whoever is in possession or from the persons interested in the estate the proportionate amount of such tax payable by the persons interested in the estate with which such persons are chargeable under this chapter.
(b) The Court of Chancery of the county in which any such accounting has been made or in which any such appropriate action or proceeding is pending may, by order, direct the payment of such amount of tax by such persons to the executor, administrator or other fiduciary, in accordance with subsection (a) of this section.
46 Del. Laws, c. 119, § 1; 47 Del. Laws, c. 405, § 1; 12 Del. C. 1953, § 2903; 57 Del. Laws, c. 402, § 3; 70 Del Laws, c. 186, § 1.;