§ 58.1-21. No decree for distribution until taxes paid or provided for.
No decree or order shall be entered by any court of the Commonwealth directing the payment or other distribution of any funds, securities, moneys or other property under its control or under the control or in the hands of any receiver, commissioner or other officer of the court or any executor, administrator, trustee or other fiduciary unless it be made to appear to such court that all taxes and levies upon such funds, securities, moneys or other property have been paid or unless the payment thereof be provided for in such decree or order. No commissioner, executor, administrator, trustee or other fiduciary, receiver, trustee, bank or other person or corporation shall pay out any funds in hand under the order of any court unless a receipt for taxes is produced showing the taxes have been paid, or unless such order shall so state.
Code 1950, § 58-870; 1984, c. 675.