Deceased estates

There are no inheritance or estate taxes in Australia.

The person responsible for administering a deceased estate is most commonly referred to as an executor, but could also be an administrator or a legal personal representative (LPR).

When we say 'executor', we refer to executor, administrator and legal personal representative.

When a person dies, there are some important tax and superannuation issues for the executor and the beneficiaries, including:

See also:

Last modified: 18 Aug 2016QC 23846