5731.40 No consent of tax commissioner to transfer of assets of nonresident decedents.

The consent of the tax commissioner is not required in the case of the issuance, transfer, or delivery of any intangible personal property specified in section 5731.39 of the Revised Code, when the decedent is not domiciled in this state or when the intangible personal property is issued, transferred, or delivered to the surviving spouse of the decedent.

In any action brought under section 5731.39 of the Revised Code, it shall be sufficient defense that the issuance, transfer, or delivery of the intangible personal property was made in good faith and without knowledge or circumstances sufficient to place the defendant on inquiry as to the domicile of the decedent or as to the identity of the surviving spouse of the decedent.

Cite as R.C. § 5731.40

History. Effective Date: 10-01-1996