Executor Fee

By: Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD

The fee or commission paid to an executor (personal representative) of an estate (the assets of someone who died) are usually based on state law. Assets that pass outside the estate (e.g., in a revocable living trust or joint name) may not be subject to executor fees. Each state has its own schedule. You can find these on line on state law web sites that have state probate statutes.

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