Wills & Estate Planning
When Someone Dies
to do when someone dies
Executors have many responsibilities.
An estate may have to register as an employer with Canada Revenue Agency.
Links to information on federal and
What happens to
of the deceased?
having a will
What happens if you
die without a
Do you need a lawyer to
Does a will need to be
challenge a will?
Joint tenancy, multiple wills, value of
fees by province/territory
of a deceased taxpayer Are gifts
RRSPs and RRIFs taxed at death?
Donations in the year of death and
in the will, qualified donee as beneficiary of RRSP, RRIF, TFSA or life
Tip: Plan ahead by making a
will and ensuring your wishes are known.
Revised: April 29, 2018