Coordinating the Completion of Your Client’s Will

Did you know that over 50% of Canadians do not have a will?*  Why? Some don’t know how to get started while others believe they can’t afford it.

Do your clients have a will in place? Is it up-to-date? Help your clients understand the importance of having a will. A will is an important part of their overall plan and without one, assets would be distributed as per provincial intestate legislation. This process takes time, can increase costs, and probably will not match their wishes for their estate. A will is needed in most cases – anyone with assets and/or wishing to give direction for the distribution of assets upon death.

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Increase Estate Assets through a Beneficiary Designation

Assisting your clients with planning for the transition of wealth to their children and grandchildren doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Start the conversations with your clients now so they begin to understand the impact of tax on their estate assets.

Do your clients understand the tax implications that occur upon death? There would be a deemed disposition of all their assets at fair market value which could result in tax (excludes the principle residence). There is, however, an exception for assets rolled to a spouse.

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Sharing Your Wealth with the Next Generation