Archive for the ‘Probate Tax’ Category

OWNERSHIP OF FOREIGN PROPERTY

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

The Huffington Post reports that over a third of foreign buyers of real estate in Florida are Canadians. Another article reports that Canadians are the leading buyers of US real estate. In earlier blogs I’ve talked about the specter of US estate taxes that arises when a Canadian dies owning ...

AVOIDING PROBATE FEES WITH A POWER OF ATTORNEY?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Much has been written about probate fee avoidance. In fact I just googled it and up came several pages of website references to guide the reader. Can you with a power of attorney engage in probate fee avoidance on behalf of a testator whose estate may be subject to probate ...