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Probate Fees: Inter Vivos Trust

The Canadian Income Tax Act allows a person who is at least 65 to use an inter vivos trust as an alternative to a will to transfer assets free from the probate fees levied under the provisions of the Ontario Estate Administration Tax Act.


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No Probate Fees: Inter Vivos Trust
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