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]
§ 2908. Securing payment of estate tax from property in possession of fiduciary [Effective Jan. 1, 2014, but see § 2914 of this title for future applicability].
(a) A fiduciary may defer a distribution of property until the fiduciary is satisfied that adequate provision for payment of the estate tax has been made.
(b) A fiduciary may withhold from a distributee an amount equal to the amount of estate tax apportioned to an interest of the distributee and the estate tax required to be advanced by the distributee.
(c) As a condition to a distribution, a fiduciary may require the distributee to provide a bond or other security for the portion of the estate tax apportioned to the distributee and also for the estate tax required to be advanced by the distributee.
79 Del. Laws, c. 159, § 1.;