Due to inflation, the steady rise of prices, transfer tax exemptions have increased this year. The transfer tax is a tax on the transfer of ownership of property or money. Types of transfer tax transactions include: estate tax, gift tax, and generational skipping tax. The increase in transfer tax exemptions will remain in effect until December 31, 2025. Reminder: Gift tax returns for gifts made in 2021 are due on April 15, 2022.