芬兰: perintövero (芬蘭與) or arvskatt (瑞典語) (當地遺產稅之稱呼)
法国: droits de succession 法国之遗产税税率主要取决于两大因素：受益人与死者之血缘关系以及遗产的价值。通常情况下，受益人与死者的关系分为三类：直系亲属、兄弟姐妹以及四代以内旁系血亲（除兄弟姐妹以外）或无亲属关系。直系亲属根据遗产中可征收的部分的价值，可征收5%-45%的遗产税。若受益人与死者为兄弟或姐妹关系，且遗产数额小于24430€的，则最高可征收35%的遗产税；若高于该数额，则最高可征收45%的遗产税。四代以内的旁系血亲无论其遗产价值，均最高可征收该价值的55%作为遗产税。若受益人与死者为四代以外的旁系血亲或无亲属关系，则无论其遗产价值，均最高可征收该价值的60%作为遗产税。
德國: 根据《继承和遗产税法》(Erbschaftsteuer- und Schenkungsteuergesetz),，当遗产数额位于20000至500000欧元之间时，依受益人的经济状况可被视为较小数额的遗产，不须被征收遗产税，凡高于此数目的，参照继承人的经济状况及遗产中的可征税部分的价值征收百分之七至百分之五十的遗产税。
艾奥瓦州: Inheritance is exempt if passed to a surviving spouse, parents, or grandparents, or to children, grandchildren,or other "lineal" descendants. Other recipients are subject to inheritance tax, with rates varying depending on the relationship of the recipient to the deceased.
肯塔基州: The inheritance tax is a tax on a beneficiary's right to receive property from a decedent's estate. It is imposed as a percentage of the amount transferred to the beneficiary. Transfers to "Class A" relatives (spouses, parents, children, grandchildren, and siblings) are exempt. Transfers to "Class B" relatives (nieces, nephews, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, aunts, uncles, and great-grandchildren) are taxable. Transfers to "Class C" recipients (all other persons) are taxable at a higher rate. Kentucky imposes an estate tax in addition to its inheritance tax.
宾西法尼亚州: Inheritance tax is a flat tax on the value of the decedent's taxable estate as of the date of death, less allowable funeral and administrative expenses and debts of the decedent. Pennsylvania does not allow the six month after date of death alternate valuation method that is available at the federal level. Transfers to spouses exempt. Transfers to grandparents, parents, or lineal descendants are taxed at 4.5%. Transfers to siblings are taxed at 12%. Transfers to any other persons are taxed at 15%. Some assets are exempted, including life insurance proceeds. The inheritance tax is imposed on both residents and nonresidents who owned real estate and tangible personal property in Pennsylvania at the time of their death. The Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return (Form Rev-1500) must be filed within nine (9) months of the date of death.