Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts

THE CANADIAN FLORIDA LAND TRUST

THE CANADIAN FLORIDA LAND TRUST

The Most Practical, Versatile and Beneficial Way for Canadians to hold Title to Real Estate in the State of Florida

FLORIDA LAND TRUSTS

Jun 13, 2014 - Tags:
FLORIDA LAND TRUSTS

Florida Land Trusts are simple to create and are an excellent planning tool for residents and nonresidents alike. In fact, they are often the best solution
for foreign buyers. One reason they are seldom mentioned is that few people are familiar with the Florida Land Trusts including Realtors, title companies
and ironically many attorneys.

MINIMIZE TAXES WITH ESTATE PLANNING

Feb 22, 2013 - Tags:
MINIMIZE TAXES WITH ESTATE PLANNING

Few people are really aware of how proper estate planning can minimize the bite that federal estate taxes and state inheritance taxes take from their estates. Everyone should be reasonably knowledgeable of the federal estate tax and the state inheritance tax; people need to know how to minimize these taxes and, where appropriate, how to eliminate these taxes altogether. In addition, people should be aware of when their estate will be subject to estate and inheritance taxes and how much of their estates will be affected.

REAL ESTATE IRA's

May 12, 2011 - Tags:
REAL ESTATE IRA's

Given the demise of real estate prices in recent years and the potential for resurgence, it is surprising so little is known about Real Estate I.R.A.’s. With historically low prices in Southwest Florida coupled with the recent gains of the stock market, individuals may wish to consider moving a portion of their qualified retirement plans from Wall Street to the beaches of Florida through investing in real estate. Many Individuals are simply unaware how easy it is to transfer funds tax free from an existing retirement account into a Self Directed IRA.

MAKING FLORIDA YOUR DOMICILE

Mar 26, 2009 - Tags:
MAKING FLORIDA YOUR DOMICILE

While a person may have more than one residence, theoretically a person may have only one domicile. The process of establishing a Florida domicile can be complex as well as elusive. Many individuals are under the mistaken impression that if they purchase a home in Florida and send out address change cards they are officially Florida residents and have fulfilled all the requirements for relinquishing residency in their former state, however, many more steps need to be taken.

THE QUALIFIED PERSONAL RESIDENCE TRUST

Mar 26, 2009 - Tags:

If you have a principle residence or vacation home, an excellent opportunity to substantially reduce potential estate tax liability is through the use of an estate planning tool “The Qualified Personal Residence Trust.” Through the use of a QPRT, the IRS permits a homeowner to make a tremendously discounted gift of their residence to their children, while still retaining the long-term use of the property.

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Your peace of mind is the goal when we work together to plan your estate. This means knowing that your property will be distributed according to your wishes. Probate will be avoided whenever appropriate. This may be accomplished through, Simple Wills with Trust Provisions, Living Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, Florida Land Trusts and Living Trusts.