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 Bill Status of HB1555  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dwight Kay

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 405/2from Ch. 120, par. 405A-2
35 ILCS 405/3from Ch. 120, par. 405A-3
35 ILCS 405/4from Ch. 120, par. 405A-4

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act. Provides that, for estates of persons dying on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the amount of the Illinois estate tax shall be the product of (i) the sum of (A) 5.5% of the first $4,700,000 of the Illinois base estate and (B) 9% of the Illinois base estate in excess of $4,700,000, multiplied by the Illinois taxable percentage. Defines Illinois base estate as the federal gross estate, subject to certain modifications. Defines "Illinois taxable percentage" as the total value of transfers with situs in Illinois divided by the total value of all transferred property. Provides that the amount of the Illinois generation-skipping transfer tax shall be 7.5% of the value of the transferred property as determined for purposes of the federal generation-skipping transfer tax. Removes provisions providing for a separate marital deduction for qualified terminable interest property for Illinois estate tax purposes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/9/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2015HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  2/26/2015HouseTo Sales and Other Taxes Subcommittee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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