FAQs about QPRTs
Abstract: Using a qualified personal residence trust (QPRT) to transfer ownership of a home to a trust can avoid potential estate tax pitfalls without drastic changes during one’s lifetime. Essentially, a person can continue to live in the home for a stated term of years. When the trust ends, the remainder interest passes to designated beneficiaries, such as one’s children. This article answers FAQs about QPRTs.