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An individual who conveys or transfers ownership of property.

In real property law, an individual who sells land is known as the grantor.


n. the party who transfers title in real property (seller, giver) to another (buyer, recipient, donee) by grant deed or quit claim deed. (See: grant)


noun assignor, bequeather, bestower, contributor, devisor, donator, giver, investor, rewarder, testator
Associated concepts: grantor of a power
See also: contributor, donor, feoffor, obligee, transferor

GRANTOR. He by whom a grant is made.

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The use of an unfunded, defective ILIT will be the desired vehicle in most situations, and the grantor will provide for annual gills to the trust to fund the payment or the insurance policies.
Another way to make an ILIT more flexible is to provide someone other than the grantor with a lifetime LPOA to distribute trust income or principal (e.
If the grantor structures the GRAT trust for 5 years, the grantor must live 5 years and one day; the grantor must outlive the trust period.
Since the purchaser/borrower is a grantor trust in the foregoing example and is disregarded as being separate from the seller/creditor for income tax purposes under Rev.
At the end of year one and two, the GRAT makes annuity payments to the grantor of $500,000 (resulting in all of the value contributed) plus the stated rate of return (assume $60,000 per year).
The will provides for items that the grantor did not want to put into the trust, as well as property that the grantor would have liked to pass through the trust but never changed title to.
An irrevocable trustcannot be changed or revoked by the grantor, and any gifts to that trust are permanently removed from the grantor estate.
Subpart E of that subchapter provides the rules for determining when a grantor is treated as the owner of trust assets and thereby is taxable on the income.
If properly planned, in conjunction with trust professionals, a CRT can provide a win-win situation for grantor, beneficiaries and charity.
In the event that during the Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting alternative proposals are presented on the business included on the Agenda and they are submitted to voting, the proxyholder shall exercise the vote in the sense he deems most favorable to the interest of the grantor shareholder.
The general rule is that all grantor trusts must file a Form 1041, which contains only the trust's name, address, and tax identification number (TIN) (see Regs.
Whether the termination of grantor trust status by reason of the grantor's death, where all of part of the trust's note obligation remains outstanding, requires the realization and recognition of gain.