Estate

Estate planning and property investments are a core goal for Singaporean families. Find the best ways to build and maximise your estate.

Maximizing Wealth Transfer and Succession Planning

Building Legacies & Generational Wealth in Singapore: A Guide to Wealth Transfer & Succession Planning

Wealth transfer and succession planning are vital components of financial management for high net worth individuals. There are several tools and options that wealth managers can employ to help clients address their needs and ensure that their assets are distributed according to their wishes. This article will provide a comprehensive overview of the various tools and techniques for wealth transfer and succession planning, including inter-vivos gifts, wills, joint ownership, insurance solutions, and private investment companies.
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Wills in Singapore - Asset Protection

Wills in Singapore — Asset Protection

A will is a legal document that specifies how an individual’s assets are to be distributed after their death. In Singapore, wills are governed by the Wills Act, which sets out the requirements for the execution and validity of wills.…

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Unlocking your luxury home. Decoupling — saving taxes on new property.

Decoupling — Saving Taxes on New Property. Buying a Second Home

Decoupling, if a residential property is co-owned, is the transfer of ownership where one of the owners acquires complete ownership of the current property. This is a typical practice for married couples trying to purchase a second home. A couple can separate ownership of the house by removing one spouse’s name from ownership. Thereby, he or she will be freed to purchase a new home without having to pay ABSD for the couple's second property.
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