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Understanding Estate Administration Tax

Understanding Estate Administration Tax

Estate Administration Tax (“EAT”) formally known as probate fees, is a tax charged on the total value of the deceased’s estate and is paid to the government of Ontario at the time that an estate is submitted for a certificate of appointment of estate trustee or more...

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What Happens If You Die Without A Will?

What Happens If You Die Without A Will?

When a person dies without a Will, called “intestate”, the Ontario Succession Law Reform Act sets out how the deceased’s estate is distributed. Legally Married? Common law spouses do not apply If you are legally married and do not have any children, your spouse is...

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