How to save most taxes when selling rental home in irrevocable trust? Max amount taxed? 20% to trustee?

Jeffrey Lippman ∙ September 10, 2019

This question should also be directed to your tax professionals. If you do not have one, LegalZoom offers tax professional consultations as well. Another point is that in an Irrevocable Trust, only the independent third party Trustee(s) can decide to sell any asset. Taxes vary based on the length of time the asset has been held and other factors. I urge you to schedule consultations with your LegalZoom provider law firm and a LegalZoom tax professional.



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