2021 Texas Statutes
Property Code
Title 9 - Trusts
Subtitle C - Miscellaneous Trusts
Chapter 121 - Employees' Trusts
Subchapter B. Death Benefits Under Employees' Trusts
Section 121.055. Exemption From Taxes and Debts

Universal Citation: TX Prop § 121.055 (2021)

Sec. 121.055. EXEMPTION FROM TAXES AND DEBTS. Unless the trust agreement, declaration of trust, or will provides otherwise, a death benefit payable to a trustee under this subchapter is not:

(1) part of the deceased employee's estate;

(2) subject to the debts of the deceased employee or the employee's estate, or to other charges enforceable against the estate; or

(3) subject to the payment of taxes enforceable against the deceased employee's estate to a greater extent than if the death benefit is payable, free of trust, to a beneficiary other than the executor or administrator of the estate of the employee.

Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3694, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984.

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