Ask the Advisor – Should I use an FLP to transfer real estate to my heirs?
Abstract: Recent tax law changes have prompted many owners to reassess their plans for transferring real estate and other assets to their heirs. One vehicle worth considering is the family limited partnership (FLP). It can help owners limit gift and estate taxes related to asset transfers, while still retaining some control over the property. This article examines the advantages and pitfalls of an FLP.