Mary Randolph

J.D.

Mary Randolph earned her law degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of The Executor's Guide: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust8 Ways to Avoid Probate, and other books about law for nonlawyers. She has been a guest on The Today Show and has been interviewed by many publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and more.


Articles By Mary Randolph

Federal Estate Taxes
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 doubled the federal estate tax exemption, making federal estate taxes an issue for only the very rich.
Hawaii Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $5.49 million, your estate might owe Hawaii estate tax.
Connecticut Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $9.1 million, your estate might owe Connecticut estate tax.
Washington Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $2.193 million when you die, your estate might owe Washington estate tax.
Vermont Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $5 million, your estate might owe Vermont estate tax.
Rhode Island Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $1,648,611, your estate might owe Rhode Island estate tax.
Oregon Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $1 million, your estate might owe Oregon estate tax.
New York Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $6.11 million, your estate might owe New York estate tax—and watch out for New York's estate tax "cliff."
Minnesota Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $3 million, your estate might owe Minnesota estate tax.
Massachusetts Estate Tax
If you leave behind more than $1 million, your estate might owe Massachusetts estate tax.