Executors – beware new filing requirement

Executors – beware new filing requirement

It used to be enough for an estate trustee (executor) to provide the Ontario government with their own calculation of the value of an estate when filing for letters probate.  Provincial probate fees are assessed on the estate value and equal $250 for the first $50,000...
Executors – beware new filing requirement

The best gifts don’t cost an arm and a leg

I am one of those people that believes that once our basic needs are met (food and shelter), happiness is derived more naturally from things that don’t necessarily have a large price tag attached.  This message was hammered home for me and my daughter this weekend...