2016 Wyoming Code
TITLE 2 - WILLS, DECEDENTS' ESTATES AND PROBATE CODE
CHAPTER 7 - ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES
ARTICLE 8 - FINAL REPORT, ACCOUNTING, DISTRIBUTION AND DISCHARGE
SECTION 2-7-810 - Federal capital gains tax; minimum preference tax; apportionment.
2-7-810. Federal capital gains tax; minimum preference tax; apportionment.
(a) Unless otherwise provided by will, when as a consequence of sale of property by the personal representative a federal capital gains tax or federal minimum preference tax is owed by the estate, the tax shall be apportioned as follows:
(i) That portion of the tax attributable to the percentage of net sale proceeds used to pay debts and costs of administration shall be charged and allocated in accordance with W.S. 2-7-808;
(ii) That portion of the tax attributable to the percentage of net sale proceeds used to pay federal estate tax shall be charged and allocated and collected in accordance with W.S. 2-10-101 through 2-10-110;
(iii) The remaining portion of the tax shall be allocated to the distributee who would have received the property had it not been sold;
(iv) The distributee of the property had it not been sold shall be credited for distribution before the allocation of other debts, costs and taxes, with the net proceeds after capital gains and preference taxes plus the contributions required from other parties.
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