Easy To Use Estate Planning Taxes And Laws Guide  

Every person would like their estates to go to a chosen beneficiary.  Estate planning is about naming those beneficiaries and managing the tax consequences of passing the wealth to institutions or individuals. However, if the estate exceeds a certain value, the owner is liable to estate taxes.

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Tax on the estate depends on the value of the estate that exceeds the applicable exclusion limit. In case the owner of the property dies, it is required to file IRS Form 706 in the year of the death.

In case of unexpected events like a disease or accident, the holder of the property may wish to establish a living will, a power or attorney agreement or revocable living trust. This will establish guidelines to make the key financial decisions when the owner is unable to do so.

Marital deduction allows the owner of the asset or property to transfer to his or her spouse the entire value of the estate free of estate taxes. Marital deduction is a tax deferral rather than a tax avoidance strategy. When the surviving spouse dies, his or her estate will again be liable for estate taxes.

A part of the estate (within the yearly limit) may be handed over as a gift. Thus would help the holder of the estate avoid paying gift tax and reduce the residual value of his estate. There is no yearly limit for qualified educational expenses. Giving a gift lowers the value of the estate and distributes wealth while the person is living. Gifts given to charitable organizations may be tax deductible, but gifts given to heirs are not.

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