Individuals can grant powers to others to manage their affairs in a number of different circumstances using various types of documents, often known as a power of attorney. Here are some of the more important things to keep in mind for those taking on this significant role.
For many families, it is much more important to preserve the family cottage than any other asset. Those who want to leave the cottage to their children must plan for the tax consequences and disputes which may arise upon their death. The concepts here apply to any vacation property, including a ski chalet or condo.
Adding your adult child as a joint owner to your property could have unintended tax and legal consequences
As a business owner, having a well thought out tax and estate plan is key for financial success.