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Asked on: 1/15/07, 11:43 am

tax advantage?

Is there any tax advantage to sign over a house [ value $150.000 paid $75,000.] than just leaving in will in state of PA Thank you

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Answered on: 1/15/07, 11:52 am by Gerald Hershenson

Re: tax advantage?

If there is a transfer before death your cost will be the cost utilized when the property is sold. If you leave it in a will the fair marker value at time of death will be utilized. No capital gain in that event if it is immediately sold.


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