To transfer real property into your Trust, a new deed reflecting the name of the Trust must be executed, notarized and recorded with the County Recorder in the County where the property is located. Care must be taken that the exact legal description in the existing deed appears on the new deed.
Can you transfer assets into an irrevocable trust?
Frankly, just about any asset can be transferred to an irrevocable trust, assuming the grantor is willing to give it away. This includes cash, stock portfolios, real estate, life insurance policies, and business interests.
What is the basis of a house transferred to an irrevocable trust?
The step-up in basis is equal to the fair market value of the property on the date of death. In our example, if the parents had put their home in this irrevocable income only trust, and the fair market value upon their demise was $300,000, the children would receive the home with a basis equal to this $300,000 value.
Are transfers to an irrevocable trust taxable?
Transfers to an irrevocable trust are generally subject to gift tax. This means that even though assets transferred to an irrevocable trust will not be subject to estate tax, they will generally be subject to gift tax.
Who pays the mortgage on a house in an irrevocable trust?
As discussed previously, irrevocable trust loan proceeds go directly to the trust. The trust then pays the beneficiary who is being paid off. Once the bought-out beneficiaries no longer have an interest in the property, title can be transferred from the trust to the beneficiary who will keep the property.
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