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US inheritance tax for Spanish tax resident

If a US citizen (but Spanish resident) gets an inheritance from a deceased US citizen with US assets how is it taxed in Spain? I understand that in the US it is the estate of the deceased that pays ...
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Questions about an estate inheritance in Florida

My father passed away last month in Florida and left his estate to me and my older sister. The estate is simple - his house (paid off 20 years ago), some household possessions, and a couple of bank ...
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How to go about a cost-effective one-time sale of shares?

I have no real experience of trading in shares, but I have inherited some, and I'd like to find out how to go about selling them. There are a few specific considerations to my case: I have a physical ...
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Effect of new tax plans on inherited assets?

I was reading this article on Biden's new tax plans and had a few questions. They propose the following situation where these new laws would come into play. Consider, for example, an entrepreneur who ...
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How to set up a Trust for an NRA to own US assets and later transfer them to a US citizen child

A non-resident alien (NRA) man wants to hold US assets (e.g. real estate, corporation stocks). He is not a US citizen, but his minor child is a US citizen who is also not a resident of US and lives ...
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Inheriting an ISA

What are the restrictions or complications around inheriting an ISA if I already have one? Is it simply that I can’t pay into it or more problematic because of inheritance tax?
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do the covid-based rules affect when you inherit an IRA?

Given that a traditional IRA owner that died in 2019 (at 95) and had multiple beneficiaries (all people), normally the rules states that the inherited IRA would have to be inherited by all of the ...
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Can my sibling double his portion of our inherited property by buying us out and then selling?

I have 2 siblings for a total of 3 of us. My father lived in a home worth $300,000. However, we inherited 2 million split 3 ways. My brother wants the property, and buy us out. When thinking it ...
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Is there any more efficent way to donate my inherritance from a trust directly to a non profit in the USA?

My grandfather passed away a little while back and apparently I'm one of the people he had listed as a beneficiary in his will. I'm due to inherit a small chunk of change, but I always donate my ...
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Want to bring inheritance Money from Pakistan to UK?

What are the taxes? or other Uk Gov-related rules that we need to keep in mind in order to bring inherited money from Pakistan to the UK? My Grandfather passed away and left an inheritance for his ...
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Tax optimization for succession (inheritance)

I would like to have advice for the preparation of a living estate. My mother who is still alive would like to give me her properties (apartments and house for around 1.4 million euros). What would be ...
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Inherited bank stock

In 1977 my grandfather passed. In his will he left his grandchildren stock he purchased at a local bank. The will stated that the stock could be claimed when the youngest of us reached 18 years of age....
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Lost A Company In a Judgement

I inherited a company from my father. Not sure what the valuation was. I didn't have any money invested in the company, but the company was sued and we lost it in lieu of not being able to pay the ...
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About to inherit assets located in Italy as a UK resident. Any tax liabilities, and if so, where?

I live, work, and pay my taxes in the UK. Sadly, my mother recently died. I am about to inherit some of her assets, which are all located in Italy, where she lived. I'll be inheriting a 25% share of ...
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What happens to all my assets outside US if I die?

The event: I am Brazilian and a Green Card holder and I bought a house in Brazil. First question: Do I need to register this house in my tax return here in US? Second question: Suppose the scenario ...
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Will the US resident be taxed or need to declare amount of a Canadian Cash gift of approx $20,000 USD?

Mom living in Canada wants to give child living in US $25,000 CAD (approx $19,800 USD). Canada doesn't have tax to pay on gifts. Will the US resident be taxed or need to declare the amount?
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Land bought before estate planning [closed]

My 2 brothers and I will split our dad's estate when the time comes. However, 6-7 years ago, our dad was going to sell some property potentially worth a considerable sum and when the deal fell through,...
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Transfer Inheritance from US to a NRA in Indonesia

I am a non resident alien, not living in the US. I inherited funds from a US stock exchange account after the owner died, but they could not wire it to a non US bank. THey can only wire to a US bank ...
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Are there tax requirements for a transfer on death account? If so, how do I file it?

I live in the U.S. My great aunt passed away and I was listed as her beneficiary on her transfer on death Certificate deposit (CD) account. The account has/had approx. $30,000 USD, which is being ...
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Long-term stock investment spanning multiple generations

Is there any financial product that would allow someone to invest a sum X (once or maybe add funds periodically) in a single stock, an ETF or similar for a minimum period of time, say 100 years? I'm ...
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Inheritance Tax example

Mr and Mrs A sold their house in 2013 for 1.5 million . They have 2 children. They bought a new home in 2013 and decided to allocate capital to their two children Date Child 1 Child 2 2013 200k ...
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Can I bring a large sum of inheritance money into the U.S. through an airport?

I'm an international student in the United States. I inherited around 1 million USD from my father. Can I bring that money into the U.S. through an airport?
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Inheriting an inherited IRA from a spouse

If I inherit the following three IRAs from my spouse: Traditional IRA (no RMD yet taken/required; does that matter?) Roth IRA Inherited IRA (spouse inherited from parent) what can I do with the ...
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UK Cash Gift Amount

My grandparents are gifting me £7000 towards the cost of buying my first home. Depending on the price of the house I buy, this will probably go towards the deposit, fees associated with buying a house ...
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IRA Inheritance

In 2017, my great aunt passed away and she left her estate and retirement account (an IRA) in a will to myself and family members. She was nearly 80 years old and she lived in California. Within one-...
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For a risk-averse investor, is it ever justifiable to invest in real estate over an index fund?

Let's say I have a chunk of cash sufficient to cover a 50% down payment on an average house (£600k). Or, buy an inexpensive house outright. Let's also say I must use the money for real estate—I cannot ...
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Are there countries where children are forced to inherit their parents' debts?

Are there any countries in the world where the debts of the deceased must be inherited by the deceased's heirs? In the UK and USA, it seems to be well understood that if the deceased's estate is ...
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Selling property inheritance share to sibling, 25 years later: original value? current value? something else?

My father died about 25 years ago, leaving me and my siblings a certain percentage of the lake home and property equaling 100%. At the time of death the property/home was paid for. My brother bought ...
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Coming into some inheritance, how to smartly put it to the best use to pay off my debt and/or pay for a home downpayment?

I'm in the United States. A family member just passed and it looks like I'll be coming into a little inheritance ($30,000 USD). I've got quite a bit of debt and am also looking at potentially buying ...
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My broker brother-in-law and sister managed my father's stock and estimated million dollars disappeared before his passing [closed]

My broker brother-in-law and sister managed my father's stock. I know he made illegal trades and used my fathers account to buy sell trade to cover his purchases. He was fired from three companies for ...
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Property owned by a child “A” and a parent (50/50), gifting child “A” 50% interest to a parent

My mother and my sister co-own an apartment. My sister wants to gift all of her interest to my mother. On my mother's will, I am sole beneficiary. After my mother's passing, what is my capital tax ...
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Tax on cash gift to child

Currently there is a $15k/year limit for tax free cash gifts to anybody. If one gifts more than $15k in one year to a child, my understanding is that the excess over $15k is subtracted from the ...
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Mom gifted me property that she inherited what is my cost basis? [duplicate]

The land was inherited by my mother around 30 years ago and was transfered to my wife and I in 2014 as a gift.She passed away in 2016. I sold the property for 23,500 in 2019. What is my cost basis? do ...
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Money stoped by UK fraud dept

My fiancee got her inheritance from her father's account he put in the bank before he died. Now it had the stamps to leave UK but was stopped by UK in Canada, because it could be money laundering or ...
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Best way to invest $300,000 inheritance for a couple intending to retire in 10 years

My wife and I are getting older and have a target to retire in 10 years. We just inherited $300,000 from a family inheritance (from liquidated property). So this money will come shortly and I'd like ...
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If a UK citizen living and paying tax in California USA has a UK relative die, what US tax would they pay?

If you have a relative living in the UK die and leave an inheritance (eg over $1m), how much total US tax would you pay? How much more would you pay vs being in the UK?
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Do I need a will if beneficiaries are designated?

Beneficiaries are properly designated in brokerage accounts: spouse primary, children secondary, etc. The only major thing outside brokerage accounts is the house. And I live in FL. Should I bother ...
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Inheritance withheld due to taxes from USA

My girlfriends dad died last year and left her a sum of money through a company called fidelity. She received a lump sum but some of the money was withheld pending her father's tax return. She was ...
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What tax is owed on money inherited from the US, by a UK citizen?

A deceased aunt of mine who has lived in the US for most of her adult life (50+ years) has recently passed away and left a sum of money in an investment bank (schwab) to be divided up among 4 cousins. ...
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Lifetime ISA with small stake in an overseas home

I have been using a Lifetime ISA to save towards a deposit on the purchase of my first home. Recently, I inherited a 12.5% share of the house in Germany in which my father currently lives. The rules ...
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How much of an RMD from an inherited IRA with basis is taxable?

My wife received an inherited IRA last year, so took an RMD (required minimum distribution) last year (still under the pre Secure Act rules, thought that doesn't really matter). We got a 1099R for ...
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Chances of paying U.S inheritance tax as a non U.S citizen

I want to invest in Vanguard's S&P 500 ETF. I am not a U.S citizen, but I'm married to an American woman (she got a passport but no SSN) and we are not living in the U.S. and got no other assets ...
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What's the official reasoning behind “stepped-up basis” when selling inherited property?

Note: "official" here means "on-paper". Meaning: I'm not asking what's the true reason this stepped-up basis calculation exists, but rather how it's justified on paper. This is to prevent this from ...
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What is the advantage of creating a new basis for a valuable asset during an inheritance?

I understand that when a person dies and leaves an asset as a bequest, then a new cost basis is established for the asset. This can possibly be advantageous for taxes, but I don't see exactly how. ...
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UK: How does gift holdover relief interact with potentially exempt transfers?

An elderly acquaintance is considering gifting some shares in the family business to his children. There is significant capital gains accrued on the shares (which said relative has held for decades), ...
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Spain: Inheritance taxes due for UK citizen living and working in Spain

Consider a UK citizen who is resident (namely living, and paying income taxes, but not of permanent residence or of Spanish citizenship) in Spain and becomes an heir/beneficiary of a UK death estate. ...
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How does one determine the debt owed to a trust if trust money was loaned to buy property?

The question is a bit difficult to grasp so let me give some background first. Let's say person A uses some of his own money and loan's money from person B to buy a house (at an interest rate lower ...
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Are all the capital gain of a house or stocks tax free and have a new cost basis if passed as inheritance?

I was watching a YouTube video by TechLead, and he said that in USA, if a house or stock is passed down as inheritance, then it has an adjusted cost basis of when the person passed away. So as an ...
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Italian bank will not freeze/close dead mother's account

This is a brief overview of what happened, there are complicated details, this is just the highlights. My mother-in-law died 4 years ago. She was an Italian citizen (born in the UK but lived in Italy ...
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Are inheritance tax and capital gains due on UK property joint owned by parents and children?

Around twenty years ago my parents amended the ownership of the family home so it was jointly owned one quarter each by my parents, my sister and I. At the same time they made wills stating that their ...