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The Executor's Handbook, 5th Edition

This book is a practical resources for estate administrators or executors. Covering all Canadian jurisdictions, you'll be provided resources to administer estates ranging from straight forward to complex.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433485339

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The Executor's Handbook, 5th Edition is a comprehensive and practical resource designed to assist the administrator, executor, or liquidator of an estate in the administration process. Regardless of the province or territory in which you reside, it provides you with the information and resources you will need to administer estates that range from simple to complex.


Topics covered include:

  • Considerations regarding digital assets and online activity of deceased
  • Treatment of new registered plans (tax-free savings accounts, pooled registered pension plans and registered disability savings plans) at death
  • Organ Donations and Funeral Arrangements
  • Letters Probate and Letters of Administration
  • Inventory of Assets and dealing with the Debts of the Estate
  • Income Taxation
  • Estate Accounting
  • Testamentary Trusts, Distribution of the Estate, Personal Representatives' Compensation
  • Estates under the Indian Act

New in this Edition

  • Coverage of the new British Columbia and Alberta estates legislation, which came into force since the previous edition
  • Updated information on such topics as probate tax, organ donation, taxation at death, US estate tax and more
  • Content added regarding the tax treatment of new registered plans (such as pooled registered pension plans and registered disability plans) at death and Quebec taxation at death
  • New RRSP information added regarding rollovers to RDSPs and Lifetime Benefit Trusts and the effects of post-death declines or increases in the value of RRSPs
  • Expanded commentary on digital assets and accounts and on the taxation of TFSAs at death
  • Content added regarding the new estate information return required in Ontario
  • Coverage of the new testamentary trust taxation rules

Who Will Benefit
Lawyers, In-House Counsel, non-legally trained executors and administrators of estates, and wealth management professionals will all benefit from this practical and easy to follow resource.

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Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributions
Chapter 1 Overview of Estate Administration
Chapter 2 Organ Donations and Funeral Arrangements
Chapter 3 Letters Probate and Letters of Administration
Chapter 4 Inventory of Assets
Chapter 5 Debts of the Estate
Chapter 6 Income Taxation
Chapter 7 Testamentary Trusts
Chapter 8 Distribution of the Estate
Chapter 9 Estate Accounting
Chapter 10 Personal Representative's Compensation
Chapter 11 Estates Under the Indian Act
Appendix A Estate Assets and Debts
Appendix B Income Tax Forms and Guides
Appendix C Websites and Organizational Tools
Glossary
Topical Index