Estate Duty

There is no Estate Duty payable for deaths on and after 15 Feb 2008.

For enquiry on the Schedule of Assets to be filed, please call the Family Justice Courts - Probate Enquiry on (+65) 6435 5864.

  • Estate Duty has been removed for deaths on and after 15 February 2008.
  • This glossary provides an explanation of the different terms you will come across when dealing with issues related to estate duty.
  • Estate duty clearance is NOT required for deaths on and after 15 February 2008.
  • Estate Duty has been removed for deaths on and after 15 February 2008.

    For deaths before 15 February 2008, Estate Duty is calculated based on whether the deceased died domiciled in Singapore. Generally, Estate Duty is calculated based on the total market value of all Singapore assets.

  • Estate Duty has been removed for deaths on and after 15 Feb 2008.

    For enquiries on the Schedule of Assets to be filed, please contact: Family Justice Courts Probate Enquiry Tel : +65 6435 5864 

  • Taxpayers are responsible and pay their tax on time. There are penalties if tax is not paid on time.
  • Estate duty has been removed for deaths on and after 15 Feb 2008. These are some of the frequently asked questions on estate duty:
  • What is Estate/Trust Income Tax Estate/Trust Income - What to Declare Guide for Administrators / Trustees Difference Between Estate Duty And Income Tax Of An Estate Estate Under Administration/Held In Trust Notify Beneficiaries To Declare Share Of Income When Distributing

  • There are many convenient ways to pay your tax.