TITLE 44
Taxation

CHAPTER 44-23
Estate and Transfer Taxes – Enforcement and Collection

SECTION 44-23-17


§ 44-23-17. Suspension of tax payment pending claim against estate.

Whenever it is necessary in the settlement of any estate to retain property or funds for the purpose of paying the claim of any creditor, the amount or validity of which is contested and is not determined, the payment of the whole or a proportionate part of the tax may be suspended, by and with the approval of the tax administrator, to await the disposition of the claim.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1916, ch. 1339, § 20; G.L. 1923, ch. 39, §§ 18-20; P.L. 1926, ch. 810, § 1; P.L. 1929, ch. 1355, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 43, §§ 18, 19; P.L. 1939, ch. 664, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 44-23-17.)